Dr Andrew Mayers

Media and Publicity

Much of my work has received media attention, through newspaper, radio and television.

If you are involved with media production (or if you are a media student), and would like to contact me for an interview, feature, or documentary about any of my work please do so via e-mail or Twitter.

Television and online video

2018

Healthwatch England You Tube  September 19  Perinatal mental health survey

Facebook Live June 18  International Fathers' Mental Health Day

Dorset Mind You Tube  May 14   #Day2Day montage for MHAW2018

Channel Mum (Facebook Live)  May 2 World Maternal Mental Health Day

Dorset Mind You Tube  March 15  #Day2Day mental health video campaign

BUZZ Bournemouth  January 11  Father's mental health

2017

ITV Good Morning Britain October 26  Men, stress, mental health and sleep

May 30 Online video with Mark Williams for IFMHD 2017

You Tube  May 24  Promoting Mordue Picture's 'Mad World' film

You Tube  March 27 Fathers' birth trauma research project

You Tube  October 9  Dorset Mental Health Street Triage and #WMHDBU15

2015

You Tube  October 6  Mental Health Education for Young People

ITV Meridian News  June 4 Fixers UK: Young people's mental health

2012

BBC 1 Breakfast  November 21  Children's sleep

ITV Daybreak  November 1 Children's sleep

Radio and podcasts

2018

Nerve Radio  October 12  Anxiety and stress at university

BBC Radio Solent  October 10  Young people's mental health

Forest FM  September 19  Mindfulness, nature and mental health

BBC Radio 5 Live  September 11  Fathers' mental health

LBC Radio  August 10  Postnatal depression in fathers

BBC Radio Solent  June 11  Fathers who have witnessed birth trauma

BBC Radio Solent  May 1 Gay farmers and rural mental health

Voice of Islam Radio  April 19 Maternal mental health

BUZZ Bournemouth  February 1 Young people's mental health

BU Podcast  January 12  Big boys don't cry

2017

LBC Radio  October 25  Can fathers have postnatal depression?

BBC Radio Solent  October 9  World Mental Health Day 2017

BIRSt Radio  October 9  Podcast with Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn

BBC Radio Solent  August 25  New infant mental health charity (DorPIP)

Forest FM  August 23  Dorset Mind

BBC Radio Solent  May 8  Mental health and Election 2017

BBC Radio Solent  March 31  Dorset CCG proposals for mental health

BIRSt Radio February 2  Time to Talk Day at Bournemouth University

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Newspapers, magazines, and other media

2018

Bournemouth Echo  October 10  World Mental Health Day at Bournemouth University

Bournemouth Echo  September 27  Mental health first aid to reduce suicide

Bournemouth Echo  September 25  Healthwatch - perinatal mental health survey

Wessex FM  September 20  Healthwatch England - perinatal mental health survey

Dorset Eye  September 20  Healthwatch England - perinatal mental health survey

MSN Canada  September 6  Fathers' mental health

Dorset Eye  September 5  Dorset Mind - mindfulness walk

Guardian  September 4  Men get postnatal depression too

Dorset Eye  September 3  World Suicide Prevention Day

Dorset Eye  August 13 Dorset Mind announce a new business partner

Guardian  August 10  Postnatal depression: Fathers can suffer too

Daily Telegraph  July 19  Male postnatal depression: are we doing enough?

Postpartum Support International  June 14  Men and Postnatal Mental Illness

HuffPost UK  June 14 The Dad Network launches #FatherFigures

Bournemouth Echo  June 13 International Fathers' Mental Health Day

Dorset Echo  June 13  International Fathers' Mental Health Day

Dorset Eye  June 5  International Fathers' Mental Health Day

Dorset Eye  May 18  Bournemouth RFC star raises mental health awareness

HuffPost UK  May 17 Postnatal depression in men

Dorset Eye  May 14  Samaritans' volunteer heading to Buckingham Palace

Dorset Echo  May 4  Dorset PCC donation to Acts Fast

Bournemouth Echo  May 4  Dorset PCC donation to Acts Fast

Dorset Eye  May 2  Dorset PCC donation to Acts Fast

Metro April 26 It's time to talk about fathers' postnatal depression

Bournemouth Echo  April 18  Dorset Mind new mental health service Dorchester

Dorset Echo April 18  Dorset Mind new mental health service Dorchester

Wessex FM  April 15 Dorset Mind's new mental health service in Dorchester

Dorset Eye April 9  Dorset Mind - new mental health service west Dorset

Bournemouth Echo  April 8  Bournemouth band record song about fathers' PND

Dorset Echo  April 8 Bournemouth band record song about fathers' PND

Bournemouth Echo  March 24 Lessons learned from suicide at St Ann's Hospital

Dorset Echo  March 24  Lessons learned from suicide at St Ann's Hospital

Bournemouth Echo  March 14  Dorchester community mental health event

Dorset Echo  March 14  Dorchester community mental health event

The Breaker  February 15  Destigmatising mental health in the workplace

Daily Mail  February 6  Postnatal depression and PTSD in fathers

The Breaker  February 1  Time to Talk Day 2018

Metro  February 1  Suicide (Time to Talk Day 2018)

The Sleep Council  January 26  Sleep and mental health

BUZZ Bournemouth  January 19  Mental health education in schools

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