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Take It From Us

Sponsored by Ember Wellbeing Trust and on air since 1993, Take It From Us addresses the issues of recovery and wellbeing. Take It From Us actively encourages positive wellness and the participation of people with lived experience of mental distress in the show. Hear guests on current topics, who speak candidly about what's good and what's not good for their mental health.


  • Producer /Presenter: Sheldon Brown

    Sheldon, on air since mid 2007, is a part-time employee of Ember Wellbeing Trust (Formerly Framework Trust). He has worked as a researcher for the BBC, a journalist and communications consultant. Sheldon is a keen tennis player who believes that exercise, a balanced lifestyle and good nutrition are crucial to good mental health.

Take It From Us

Tuesday, 14 July, 2020

Cathy Comber: Loneliness

Described as "another pandemic", loneliness is a complex issue. Trustee of Loneliness New Zealand Cathy Comber elaborates on what is not a new issue, but certainly a prevalent one

Previous podcasts

  • TUESDAY 23/06/2020

  • TUESDAY 16/06/2020

  • TUESDAY 26/05/2020

  • TUESDAY 19/05/2020

  • Ruth Money: Victim impacts

    • TUESDAY 5/05/2020
    • Health

    Ever wondered how criminal behaviour impacts on the victims of crime? In this repeat episode, victim advocate Ruth Money discusses the impact on the mental health of victims of crime.

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