With Emily Hill from the Actors Fund of Canada
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.
The episode focuses on strategies and tips on how people can access resources, and get help during the current labour disruption, and Gregg and Emily review the range of support that AFC and Calltime Mental Health offer to help manage their stress and anxiety.
What is the AFC?
Through compassionate support, the AFC helps Canadian entertainment professionals maintain their health, dignity and ability to work. You can see what events the AFC currently offers through their website: https://afchelps.ca/whats-on/.
The Calltime Mental Health podcast aims to create a safe space for open conversations, amplify important voices, and provide valuable insights into the mental health challenges faced by those working in our industry.
Throughout the season, Gregg will be joined by guests with an intimate knowledge of the film and entertainment sector, and experts with mental health expertise. From financial empowerment and accessing resources during times of crisis, to Indigenous Mental Health and Psychological Health and Safety, each episode will offer valuable perspectives and practical advice.
The Calltime Mental Health Podcast will release a new episode at the end of each month until December. The Podcast will be accessible on popular platforms such as: