Living with Chronic Disease

Living with Chronic Disease
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
Living with Chronic Disease
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Episode 20 December 11, 2020 00:26:24

Show Notes

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **Living with Chronic Disease**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **living with long term conditions** in detail. During the conversation, they cover **why people who have long term conditions can be more likely to also have a mental health condition (and vice versa)**, **how long term conditions can lead to feelings of loss**, **how you can access help and support if you need it** and much more as they dig deep into their professional experience and their own lives to share their expert insight. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Talking Therapies Somerset](https://www.somersetft.nhs.uk/somerset-talking-therapies/) - Somerset Talking Therapies is an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service. We offer emotional and psychological support to anyone – aged over 18 and registered with a Somerset GP – who is feeling anxious or depressed. You can refer yourself directly here via the website [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

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