Calltime Mental Health Podcast
The Calltime Mental Health Podcast is hosted by Gregg Taylor, clinical councillor, President of FSEAP Vancouver and consultant to Calltime Mental Health. This Podcast is designed for the film and entertainment industry to give support, information about mental health, and to reduce stigma related to mental health and substance concerns.
Episode 1 - Alexis Hinde, Assistant Business Agent at the DGC BC
In this inaugural episode, host Gregg Taylor talks with Alexis Hinde, Assistant Business Agent and Field Rep with the Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia. Alexis was one of the campaigns founding members, and Gregg and Alexis dive into the origins of how Calltime Mental Health came to be and the current work the Society is doing in the film and entertainment industry to meet the unique needs of this sector. Alexis also generously shares with us her own story of hope and recovery, and the impacts of working in film.
Episode 2 - Murray Baker, Financial Empowerment Manager at FSEAP
In this episode, host Gregg Taylor is joined by Murray Baker, a Financial Empowerment Manager at Family Services of Greater Vancouver. Bringing over 25 years of experience, Murray Baker shares valuable insights into how to make financial decisions when times are tough, and to set yourself up for success when times are good.
Episode 3 - Emily Hill, Case Manager at The AFC
In this episode, host Gregg Taylor is joined by Emily Hill, Case Manager at the AFC (Actors’ Fund of Canada). Bringing valuable experience from their work at the AFC and on set, Emily discusses the challenges of the stressors working in the film and entertainment industry, and the added strain of inconsistent and disrupted work.
Episode 4 - Marlee Poole, Policy and Innovation Manager at VAHS
Host Gregg Taylor is joined by Marlee Poole, Policy and Innovation Manager at the Vancouver Aboriginal Health Society (VAHS). Through her own personal story and programs available at VAHS, Marlee and Gregg discuss ways in which aboriginal mental health practice can help anyone who is struggling with mental health and addiction.
Episode 5 - Dagan Nish, Safety Advisor at Actsafe
In Episode 5 of the Calltime Mental Health Podcast, host Gregg Taylor is joined by Dagan Nish, Safety Advisor at Actsafe. Gregg and Dagan explore mental health models and programs for improving mental health on sets and in the workplace.