Mental Health Matters

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Mental Health Matters is Radio Reverb's monthly programme focussed on mental health and wellbeing.  Click here to go to our facebook page, and here to follow Bruce Guthrie on twitter

NEW EPISODE on Sunday 12th August at 3pm

This month we say au revoir to Bruce Guthrie and hear about what's coming up in future episodes with our new host, Paola St George.

Care for the Carers East Sussex have news of some free new support and activity groups for people who are unpaid carers for people with dementia taking place in Bexhill, Hailsham and Seaford. These groups are specifically for both carers and the people they care for to attend together

The monthly Making Memories groups start in August, and are facilitated by Care for the Carers, a charity that supports unpaid carers across East Sussex.

Each group will offer a chance for carers to meet other carers of people with dementia, and have a chat and a coffee. Activities in each group will be led by the carers attending, but are likely to include things like quizzes, music, and reminiscence sessions. The idea is for carers and people living with dementia to have an inclusive and safe space to come together, relax, and socialise in friendly company.

Date: 2nd Thursday of each month, 2pm-4pm. Starting 9 August.
Venue: St James Trust Community Centre, 11 Blatchington Road, Seaford, BN25 2AB.

Date: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 2pm-4pm. Starting 15 August.
Venue: St Michaels and All Angels Community Hall, Glassenbury Drive, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 2NY.

Date: 4th Wednesday of the month, 2pm-4pm. Starting 26 September.
Venue: Bentley Grange Day Centre,, Binder Lane, (off Reef Way), Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1FA.

For further information go to or phone Care for the carers in East Sussex on 01323 738390. 


And then there's The Dedication Game!


We're also playing the very first pilot episode of  The Dedication Game with Thomas Griffin, Mark Goldby and Maria Kinsella.  Three people are tasked with choosing records for each other...

If you'd like to take part in future episodes you'll be choosing music for a complete stranger based only their answers to our 7 special questions...

  1. Tell us your name and where you were born
  2. A favourite food that you cook for yourself
  3. Something that makes you feel excited
  4. Something that makes you feel fearful
  5. And you're most likely to…
  6. But then again you're least likley to…
  7. Finally tell us your guiding motto or what matters to you most

If you want to come and play this challenging but heartwarming game of musical re-gifting just use the email form at the bottom of this page...

Mental Health Matters is produced for RadioReverb by Avonside Televsion.  You can listen to our current and all previous episodes by clicking on the button below:

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