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Creatively exploring the family experience of mental ill health with Chelsea Plumley

Creatively exploring the family experience of mental ill health with Chelsea Plumley

Update: 2023-07-01
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Our guest for this episode is award-winning Theatre & Cabaret Artist, playwright, producer, musician and all-round creative dynamo Chelsea Plumley.  Chelsea has written and produced her first play, Beautiful Highness, which premiered in May 2023 at Chapel Off Chapel in Melbourne.
Beautiful Highness centres around one family’s incredible grit and determination dealing with mental ill-health and is based on Chelsea's living experience.

ermha365 provides mental health and disability support for people in Victoria and the Northern Territory. Find out more about our services at our website, including our carer support.

Find out more about Chelsea at her website https://www.chelseaplumley.com/ and her play Beautiful Highness https://www.beautifulhighness.com/

If you have been affected by anything discussed in this episode you can contact:
Lifeline on 13 11 14
13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)

Other support and organisations mentioned in this episode:
Mindframe - supports safe media reporting, portrayal and communication about suicide, mental ill-health, alcohol and other drugs.
The Voices Clinic - a specialist psychology treatment and research clinic, run by Swinburne for people who hear voices or have similar experiences.
Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness (FaPMI) - general information about the program and locations.
ANZACATA - the peak professional body representing creative arts therapists in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific region.
CREDITS
Produced, hosted and edited by Emily Webb, ermha365 Advocacy and External Communications Advisor with

ermha365 provides mental health and disability support for people in Victoria and the Northern Territory. Find out more about our services at our website.

Helplines (Australia):

Lifeline 13 11 14
QLIFE 1800 184 527
13 YARN 13 92 76
Suicide Callback Service 1300 659 467

ermha365 acknowledges that our work in the community takes place on the Traditional Lands of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and therefore respectfully recognise their Elders, past and present, and the ongoing Custodianship of the Land and Water by all Members of these Communities.

We recognise people with lived experience who contribute to GET REAL podcast, and those who love, support and care for them. We recognise their strength, courage and unique perspective as a vital contribution so that we can learn, grow and achieve better outcomes together.

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Creatively exploring the family experience of mental ill health with Chelsea Plumley

Creatively exploring the family experience of mental ill health with Chelsea Plumley

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