Mental Health and Disasters, with Steve Carrigg

Audio file ↓ (probably much more discreet player)

Steve Carrigg, coordinator of RAMHP (the Rural Adversity and Mental Health Program), has been working with people on the Northern Rivers whose mental health has been impacted by natural disasters. In this conversation with Jarrah Dundler (writer and former mental health worker) he discusses common emotional experiences and challenges during and after disasters, the ongoing mental health issues some people experience, signs and symptoms to look out for, and tips and strategies for managing your wellbeing post-disaster.

Interviewer, recordist and editor, Jarrah Dundler. Sound designer and mixer, Chris Wesley.