Promote your family's mental health and wellness from Where You Are to where you want to be.
Through real stories, expertise, and practical tips, this podcast helps families promote their mental health and wellness, navigating important topics to meet you where you are in your journey.
Join our fabulous hosts in conversations with parents and caregivers, youth and health professionals. Each podcast episode they:
- Challenge some of the myths, stereotypes, and stigma that surround mental health
- Empower children, youth, and families by providing reliable mental health and substance use information in a way that is understandable and relatable
Walk away from episodes with practical tips and strategies that you can use to promote you and your family's mental health and wellness. Never miss an episode!
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Your Podcast Hosts
Michelle obtained her Masters of Public Health from the University of Alberta. Michelle is an innovator who sees the value of Health Promotion and the positive effects it can have on the lives of families in BC. Michelle works at BC Children's Hospital managing the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre and its many health literacy initiatives. Outside of work, Michelle is a parent of two young children who keep her curious and on the go.
Bryn Askwith, MSc, is a Project Manager with the BC Children's Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, is one of our lead producers on this very Where You Are Podcast, manages Mental Health Promotion initiatives tailored to children and youth across B.C., and is a loving mom of 2 energetic kids who continue to be her greatest teachers.
As we gear up for a third season of Where You Are, we are excited to be back behind the mic together and to be bringing our listeners more great topics on child and youth mental health, along with strategies you can use to promote your family’s mental health and wellness. Together with parents and caregivers, and leading mental health professionals, we talk about everything from eating disorders and the active role parents can play in recovery, to social and emotional development in the early years, and so much more. Follow us where you listen to podcasts, and if you have a topic about child and youth mental health that you want us to talk about on the show - email us your ideas at email@example.com
~ Michelle and Bryn, Where you Are Podcast Hosts, December 2021