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May 3, 2024:
    Apple Podcasts has added a curated Wellness category to its app - you’ll see it in the search page. Featuring a curated collection of health, fitness and wellness shows, it’s part of Mental Health Awareness Month. The category curates episodes, shows and creators; subtopics reflect the evolving definition of what it means to be well today including: Mood, Sleep, Relationships, Meditation, Movement and Gratitude.
April 16, 2024:
    It’s A Lot with Abbie Chatfield returns for season six today, celebrating with new artwork by Hungarian artist Kamilla Varga. "The previous art was traced on an old iPad at 4am when I decided to start the podcast and I never really thought to change it," she said. The show includes discussions including mental health, body positivity and the social discourse around feminism, misogyny, and politics.
March 27, 2024:
    Airwave congratulates our Ambie nominee: abandoned: The All-American Ruins Podcast. Blake Pfeil’s explores abandoned spaces across the United States, and asks critical questions about American history and culture, community, capitalism and economics, the environment, and mental health.
March 7, 2024:
February 27, 2024:
    In 2006, while filming for BBC Top Gear, Richard Hammond broke his brain: suffering severe head injuries in a high speed crash. Who We Are Now with Izzy & Richard Hammond is a brand new podcast from Richard and his daughter, driven by his mental health and emotional state following the accident; with guests and open and honest discussions about the big topics. It's new today.
February 14, 2024:
January 29, 2024:
    A major investigative podcast from the UK's Sky News and The Independent is made available today. Patient 11, in the Storycast feed tells a shocking story of abuse by people who are supposed to care for their patients: NHS mental health inpatient units across England. Eighteen months in the making, the investigation has sparked calls for a wide-ranging inquiry.
December 19, 2023:
October 2, 2023:
    Braaains is an expert-led podcast about disabilities & mental health portrayed on screen. The Braaains podcast created a three-part series for Mental Health Awareness Week 2023, which started yesterday, that explores mental illness, the barriers that can block your journey to good mental health, and how stigmas, diagnoses, and disclosure are represented on film and television.
September 11, 2023:
    Understanding Men is new today. Luke Sutton and Fraser Franks, both ex-professional sportsmen, have spoken openly about their own experiences with addiction, alcoholism, poor physical health, and poor mental health. Now they’re sharing their stories in the hopes that they’ll inspire listeners to do the same within their own relationships.
September 1, 2023:
August 30, 2023:
    The Briefing Room returns for a new season today, with award-winning true crime podcast co-hosts and veteran detectives Dan and Dave diving deep into the unique perspective of law enforcement on cases, protocols, and mental health.
July 14, 2023:
July 12, 2023:
    In Canada, Myles Sexton - a TV personality, style expert, and advocate for gender identity, sexuality and mental health, has joined the Acast Creator Network with Our Private Bits, presented with their fiancé, Tyler Austin. They will both share candid reflections on the obstacles they’ve faced and the invaluable lessons they’ve learned along the way.
June 6, 2023:
    The popular mental health podcast How Do You Cope? …with Elis and John returns to BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds today. The first episode will hear comedians and long-standing best friends Elis and John open up about the struggles they have faced since recording the last series. Elis talks about the stresses of moving house with his family in tow, while John opens up about battling his relationship with alcohol.
May 16, 2023:
    A new mental health podcast network for Gen Z has launched. Astro Studios is from the hosts of Teenager Therapy, the Ambies-winning podcast; Gael Aitor told Podnews that the aim is to produce content that helps young people deal with overwhelming emotions.
May 11, 2023:
    Part fiction, part non-fiction, Expectant launches today, following a woman deciding if she wants to become a mother or not during the climate crisis, and features interviews with researchers, mental health experts, parents and childfree families. The show is sound-rich, with original music and binaural sound design to take the listener inside this difficult decision.
May 5, 2023:
    Baggage Drop has just... dropped. It's a new show from Wondermind, aimed at listeners who are interested in learning more about mental health and how it affects our daily lives. Hosted by a rotating cast of mental health practitioners, it publishes three times a week.
May 2, 2023:
    Iman Amongst Men is returning for a new season today from UNINTERRUPTED. NBA champion Iman Shumpert and his brother Ahrii spark a conversation on subjects men tend to keep to themselves. Money, mental health, fatherhood, relationships and everything in between is brought to the table.
April 14, 2023:
April 10, 2023:
    There's a crisis in the veterinary industry in Australia - a crisis that is killing the people who care for our animals. Sick As A Dog examines the mental health crisis in the vet profession. It shines a spotlight on the many challenges, but also explores the potential solutions that exist. The podcast was part funded through the Meta and the Walkley Foundation’s public interest journalism fund.
March 27, 2023:
March 17, 2023:
    There are a lot of studies on how podcasting can benefit listeners when it comes to their mental wellness, but this isn’t the case when it comes to the mental health issues podcasting can cause the creators behind the podcasts. And that’s more than a little disconcerting. A bonus episode of Pod Chat - Insights and Trends from Podcast Experts drops today.
February 28, 2023:
    Latina-hosted and Latine-produced The Pulso Podcast returns for a new season today, starting with a two-part series on Latina beauty standards, where they stemmed from, and how they show up in modern life. Past episodes have covered parenthood, mental health, environmental justice, gender equality, grief and loss, and food origins.
December 20, 2022:
    Mental health podcast The Imperfects has signed with ARN's iHeartPodcast Network Australia for a further two years. It's a top ten podcast, and in 2023 the show is also touring Australia.
December 14, 2022:
    The Journal., a podcast from the Wall Street Journal and Gimlet, has premiered the special miniseries “Uncontrolled Substances: The Cerebral Story” - examining the story of how a buzzy Silicon Valley start-up, Cerebral, tried to fix the mental healthcare industry and how it spun out of control. A four-episode miniseries, it comes out weekly every Friday.
December 5, 2022:
    Charm Words Español: Afirmaciones Diarias Para Niños launches today - the first-ever Spanish-language daily affirmations podcast for children. The podcast offers family-friendly, psychologist-approved daily positive affirmations meant to teach children mental health and self-awareness tools such as combating negative thoughts, self-esteem, conflict resolution, and more.
December 1, 2022:
    The latest episode of Therapy Works with Julia Samuel MBE has Alastair Campbell from The Rest is Politics as a guest, talking about his battle with depression, and the pain of his son's alcoholism. The show is the #1 mental health podcast in the UK, and was launched in October.
October 19, 2022:
September 13, 2022:
    All-female podcast company Adalyst Media has added Struggle Care to the company's podcast roster. The podcast, hosted by KC Davis, shares a revolutionary approach to self and home care for those dealing with mental health, physical illness, and hard seasons of life.
June 16, 2022:
    Justaposition is new today from Audacy's Cadence13 and UTA, featuring Hyram Yarbro, a TikTok and YouTube star. Hyram will explore issues including mental health, navigating the complex world of social media, vulnerability, how to make a positive social impact, and skin care. The show will also be available on YouTube.
May 4, 2022:
April 29, 2022:
    From Acast: Kasich & Klepper features two rather different people - John Kasich, former Governor of Ohio and 2016 Republican presidential candidate; and Jordan Klepper, a liberal comedian best known for his viral videos interviewing MAGA supporters for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. In this weekly talk show podcast, the pair will come together to scream their differing political opinions at each other for an hour… just kidding. They’ll dive into conversations about parenting, leadership, pop culture, mental health, and more — all with a good sense of humor and a whole lot of jokes at each other’s expense.
April 28, 2022:
    Mood Ring is new from APM Studios today - a new weekly podcast from author and journalist Anna Borges, it launches just ahead of Mental Health Awareness Month, and shares practical and creative ways to improve our lives, with each episode focusing on one new way we can cope with our feelings, our baggage, or the world around us.
March 18, 2022:
    Harry and Meghan's Archewell Audio is getting ready to launch a new show on Spotify: and given some clues as to why there have been delays. A spokesperson for Archewell Audio has told Podnews that they've been having conversations with Spotify about trust and safety, minimising the spread of misinformation and supporting transparency. They've had a number of meetings with the company - including their senior leadership - stressing a responsibility for quality, fact-based information, especially around mental health. Those meetings appear to have gone well; and so Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is now on track to launch her first podcast series this summer.
February 11, 2022:
    The Big Silence is part of a new charitable organisation and content platform, The Big Silence Foundation, which is dedicated to normalising conversations around mental health issues by providing resources and support to anyone directly or indirectly impacted by mental illness. Hosted by Karena Dawn, it launched this week.
February 9, 2022:
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January 5, 2022:
    BetterHelp might be the world's biggest podcast advertiser, but it's not run its own podcast before, with licensed therapists as hosts. Getting Better: Stories of Mental Health is hsoted by Micheline Maalouf and Nadia Addesi, and talks to people like Chris Bosh, Ian Somerhalder, and Meghan Trainor about their mental health journies. Produced by Cloud10, it launches today. - read more
August 25, 2021:
July 29, 2021:
    Malpraktis Universiti launched yesterday: the first fiction thriller podcast in the Malay language. A remotely produced podcast, it highlights mental health issues faced by the local student population and subtly calls out government ineptitude in managing the COVID crisis. It was produced by ZAG Podcasts in Kuala Lumpur.
July 12, 2021:
July 2, 2021:
    Double Elvis and tie-dye pioneer Rit Dye are raising awareness for mental health, inspired by Janis Joplin, who is profiled in the latest season of 27 Club, a podcast that explores the complex stories of some of the greatest musicians in history who lost their lives at the age of 27. They're selling an exclusive tie-dye t-shirt kit, and proceeds (and a donation) will go to the non-profit mental health movement TWLOHA. Go buy the t-shirt: there are only 27 available.
May 21, 2021:

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May 11, 2021:
April 9, 2021:
    Bryony Gordon's Mad World is back for a third season. The show explores mental health and wellbeing, and will feature a number of UK guests, including presenter Fearne Cotton and Booker prize winner Douglas Stuart.
February 26, 2021:
    The Influential Women Podcast celebrates their four year anniversary on International Womens Day. Lockdown guests included trauma and anxiety counsellors, a former prisoner on capitivity and a mindfulness Buddhist coach on the power of walking outdoors and other mental health initiatives.
February 22, 2021:
January 4, 2021:
    Revamped by Stabl for a new season, Normal Not Normal is hosted by Harry Potter Weasley twins James and Oliver Phelps. Expect behind-the-scenes Potter revelations; outrageous rants; and frank conversations about mental health.
November 25, 2020:
    As lockdown 2.0 endures in the UK, the mental health crisis faces another huge challenge. Writer and actor Shaun Nolan has created a new podcast, What I’m Grateful for Today, which highlights the importance of gratitude in these uncertain times. The podcast has a different guest each week, discussing three things they’re grateful for right now.
November 13, 2020:
    Podbean have announced Podcast Wellness Week, a week of daily panels and speakers about mental health, meditation and a positive mindset from November 30 to December 4. The event is free to watch live.
September 21, 2020:
September 2, 2020:
    New from the Ramsey Network is The Dr. John Delony Show, a show that "provides real talk about life, relationships and mental health challenges". It'll come out three times a week.
July 23, 2020:
    Generation Z (people born in and after 1997) are the most ethnically and racially diverse American generation yet. The San Diego Union-Tribune has produced Hello Gen Z, a guide to what they think and what they want, and their views on racial justice, culture, politics, mental health, and the virtual reality they keep reinventing. It's released today.
June 17, 2020:
    Google Podcasts' "subscribe" links occasionally change, if the system finds a better RSS feed to use - and that can break your existing links. The Urbanista 2.0 podcast's website, over here - a mental health podcast in Portuguese, focusing on a more meaningful life - has a brilliantly clever and simple idea for linking to Google Podcasts... link to a search instead. Allow us to steal that (we messed something up with our feed the other day, so our normal link doesn't currently work).
May 21, 2020:
    NHS Kind to Your Mind, a podcast focusing on mental health, has been released by Voiceworks. The episodes include former Premier League footballer Andy Cole, and are designed to help keyworkers and their wider family with mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 24, 2020:
    Pandemic Check In is a podcast to help us all cope, trade tips, and check in with one another. Featuring mental health professionals from Brooklyn Minds, it describes itself as an old-fashioned call-in show. (Western Sound / Anchor)
March 11, 2020:
November 13, 2019:
    Overshare is "like a private group chat, gone public." It promises no BS conversation about everything from sex and relationships to mental health. (Mamamia)
May 16, 2019:
    No, Really, I'm Fine coincides with Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, and is a brand new mental health podcast which sheds a light on peoples’ daily struggle with mental health and telling the world you’re not alone. (Reach plc / Acast)
March 13, 2019:
    Who cares about Ross and Patrick? features a newly married couple discussing topics "as broad as sobriety, mental health, wellness, New York City, comedy, pop culture, politics, sex and sexuality, and polyamory." Maybe relevant: it's #197 in the comedy podcast chart for Saudi Arabia. (Blubrry)
February 1, 2019:
    All Inclusive, from the Ruderman Family Foundation, focuses on topics of advocacy and innovation relating to disability. Recent episodes include discussion of a mental health crisis for college students, and the dangers of contact sports. (Libsyn)
January 3, 2019:
    Kanye West has said that he's "spoken with Joe Rogan and a podcast is coming soon". The musician had been complaining that the media didn't want a serious interview about mental health issues. While The Joe Rogan Experience is arguably already big enough, this event has the capability to get this podcast, and podcasting, into showbiz news reporting across the world.
December 18, 2018:
November 27, 2018:
    REAL Talk features the real-life experiences of high profile people and their unexpected journeys with mental health, despite a seemingly ‘perfect’ external life, and aims to transform the mental health conversation in each personal and moving episode. The latest episode features Australian TV personality Osher Günsberg's journey out of alcoholism and relationship with medication. (Heart On My Sleeve Movement / NOVA Entertainment / Acast)
October 31, 2018:
    The CBC have announced season two of Other People's Problems. "Normally, therapy sessions are totally confidential — but this podcast opens the doors. Hillary McBride and her clients want to help demystify mental health. No actors. No auditions. No artifice. These are real-life therapy sessions. This is what people really sound like when they talk about traumatic births, turbulent divorces and tough childhoods."
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