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Lighthouse of Hope

Lighthouse of Hope, is a weekly half hour show dedicated to understanding and helping anyone with a mental illness. The show combines the latest scientific research, personal stories and practical advice to help anyone who is struggling with a mental illness. Our guests include, celebrities, experts, people who have personal experience with mental illness, family members affected by mental illness, service providers and many more.

The show is hosted by Michael Hempseed who is the author of the book, Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community, www.beingatruehero.com

Michael’s academic areas of interest include suicide prevention, childhood trauma, and the power of free play.

Lighthouse of Hope - every Tuesday at 11am and repeated Sunday at 2:30pm

Do you need help? There are over 5000 social services throughout New Zealand!

https://www.familyservices.govt.nz/directory/ The Family Services Directory, has a list of almost all the help and support agencies throughout New Zealand!

Lifeline- 0800 543 354 Lifeline is a free telephone counselling service. It’s free to call from anywhere in NZ and they are 24/7.
Youthline 0800 37 66 33 or Free TXT 234, or email talk@youthline.co.nz 
We really encourage you to put these numbers in your phone, you never know when they may be needed.
Stressed or anxious? Try mindfulness -  research has shown it can be one of the most effective treatments for anxiety. http://smilingmind.com.au/
Feeling down or depressed? http://depression.org.nz/

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Lighthouse of Hope-15-10-2019 - Overcoming PTSD
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Lighthouse of Hope-01-10-2019 - Recovery when life goes really wrong
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-24-09-2019 - Genuine Wellbeing
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-17-09-2019 - Art Therapy with the Hive
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-10-09-2019 - Kiwi Family Trust
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-03-09-2019 - Finding genuine happiness
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-27-08-2019 - Death conference
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-20-08-2019 - Overcoming Failure
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-13-08-2019 - Understanding and Preventing Stress
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-30-07-2019 - Understanding Self.
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-16-07-2019 - Other options of help.
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-09-07-2019 Filipo Levi, Former captain of Samoa
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-02-07-2019 Why Do Children Watch Disturbing Videos
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Lighthouse of Hope-18-06-2019 - Does medication work?
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-11-06-2019 - Doug Avery author -"The Resilient Farmer"
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-04-06-2019 What I Would Have Told My Son Who Died by Suicide
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-28-05-2019 Free to Learn
Mental Health awareness and support
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Lighthouse of Hope-21-05-2019 - Preventing Mental Illness
Mental Health awareness and support
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