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We are really happy to launch a new podcast series called “In Conversation…”. Each month, our youth advisors and other guests will discuss different aspects of mental health with a focus on what helps when you are struggling and how we can all support each other.

Ep 13:Bi polar - with Jon Brown

In episode 13 I’m joined by Jon Brown, who talks about his struggles and triumphs living with bipolar disorder, and how he uses his relationship with his family and other techniques to make the most of life.

Ep12: In Conversation - Counselling with Kate Butler

In this episode I am joined by counsellor Kate Butler and we discuss counselling and therapy. What are its benefits and what we could all stand to gain by accessing local services and starting conversations? To find out more, click below to hear the podcast in full.

Ep11: In Conversation - BeingTrans

In this episode, I am joined by two dear friends Gaia and Frankie. We discuss what it means to be transgender, how it affects us and what others can do to support our community.

Maddie Thomas talks about Autism

Ep10: In Conversation - Autism Revisited

In this episode, I am joined by youth advisor, Maddie Thomas to discuss her experiences with autism and how we can better support young autistic people

Ep9.5: In Conversation - A Personal Message

In this special solo episode your host discusses some personal developments and their implications

Daisy Lexton, presenter of In Conversation
Levi Lexton, presenter of In Conversation

Ep9: In Conversation - The Effects of Covid

In episode nine of “In Conversation” we are joined by Gary and Sinead of Lighthouse Belfast. Together we discuss some of the impacts the covid-19 pandemic has had on young people, and how we care for and support them.

Ep8: In Conversations - Sexism

In this month’s episode of “In Conversation”, myself and several local Ralph Allen students discuss the topic of sexism. A highly pertinent topic in the wake of the Me Too movement, and other even more tragic recent events. My guests share their thoughts, not just on sexism but what we can do to shape the conversation and lead to a more positive environment and society. I hope you’ll enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed hosting it.

Ep7: In Conversation - Nick Elston

In this episode I spoke with Nick Elston, a motivational speaker and life coach. Nick shares some wonderful perspectives in this episode, unique to previous takes we’ve seen in the past. He stabs at the heart of the issues I broach with him, distilling the essence of these problems and laying out some excellent advice that I believe listeners may find truly helpful in day to day life.

Ep6: In Conversation - LGBT+Q

In this episode of “In Conversation…”, Levi and Will share some of their experiences being LGBT, and how these can affect mental health. They cover some of the difficulties that the LGBT community can face, and some of the ways we can all work to make our society a more equal and equitable place.

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Ep5: In Conversation - Joe Wilkinson

In episode 5 Levi talks to comedian and writer Joe Wilkinson for a frank discussion about anxiety, stress & generational differences.

Ep4: In Conversation - Performance Anxiety

In this month’s episode of “In Conversation…”, our host Levi is joined by Eoin McGregor to discuss performance anxiety, its effects and what you can do to combat it.

Anxiety affects a wide range of people, young and old, so if you struggle with it, please reach out to friends, family, or healthcare professionals. You can also find lots of useful resources on our website.

Ep3: In Conversation - Autism

In this edition of “In Conversation…” we discuss the topic of Autism. 

Levi is joined by Henry and Nathan who were both diagnosed with Autism when they were children. They explore how Autism affects people and what we need to do to elevate Autistic voices in mental health discussions.

Ep2: In Conversation - Burnout

Levi, Lucia and Will tackled the issue of burnout and spoke about what they do to avoid getting to that stage and how we can support each other when we are feeling burned out. 

Ep1: In Conversation - Resilience

Levi and Otto talk about what it means to be resilient and how we can develop it. They also discuss times when they have struggled and talk about how showing your vulnerability to people you trust can help them to support you. 

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