Dr Andrew Mayers

Media coverage

Much of my work has received media attention, through newspaper, radio and television. You can some of that on this page.

 

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, Twitter, or LinkedIn (see header). You can also contact me at my Bournemouth University office (see below).

Dr Andrew Mayers

Bournemouth University

Psychology Group

(Faculty of Science and Technology)

Poole House

Fern Barrow

Poole   BH12 5BB

Tel: 01202 961871

 

Alternatively, you can contact the Bournemouth University media office:

 

Nathaniel Hobby

PR and Corporate Communications Manager, Bournemouth University

 

Direct Tel: 01202 963963

Mobile: 07715 812218

Television & online video

You Tube March 27th 2017  Fathers' birth trauma research project

You Tube  October 9th 2015  Dorset Mental Health Street Triage and #WMHDBU15

You Tube  October 6th 2015  Mental Health Education for Young People

ITV Meridian News  June 4th 2015   Fixers UK: Young people's mental health

BBC 1 Breakfast   November 21st 2012   Children's sleep

ITV Daybreak   November 1st 2012   Children's sleep

Jump TV (BU Media Student Channel) Student sleep (from 02.27)

Radio

BBC Radio Solent  March 31st 2017  Dorset CCG proposals for mental health

BIRSt Radio  February 2nd 2017  Time to Talk Day at Bournemouth University

LBC  November 4th 2016  Postnatal depression (in light of Adele story)

BBC Radio Solent  October 10th 2016 World Mental Health Day

BBC Radio Solent  October 10th 2016 World Mental Health Day (News headlines)

Ian Redman Radio (online project)  April 2016  The importance of sleep

BIRSt Radio  March 17th 2016  Open Your Mind: A Mental Health Discussion

Forest FM  December 21st 2015  Samaritans

British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS)  Oct 2015 Men's mental health

British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS)  Oct 2015 Talking about mental health

BBC Radio Solent  Oct 8th 2015 World Mental Health Day events #WMHDBU15

Hope FM  June 15th 2015  Dads Matter UK (no link)

BBC Radio Solent (Dorset)  June 15th 2015  Dads Matter UK (no link)

BBC Radio Solent  March 14th 2015  Funding maternal mental health

LBC December 4th 2014 Perinatal mental health (Suicide) 4:50 - 11:20

BBC Radio Sussex  December 4th 2014 Perinatal mental health (Suicide)

BBC Three Counties Radio    November 4th 2014    Shift work and sleep

BBC Radio Solent (Dorset) October 20th 2014 MMHA Everyone's Business

BBC Radio Solent (Dorset) August 20th 2014 Young people mental health

BBC Radio Solent (Dorset) July 8th 2014 MMHA Everyone's Business

BBC Radio Solent  July 8th 2014  MMHA Everyone's Business

BBC Radio Sussex/Surrey   May 7th 2014   Men's and postnatal depression

Heart FM   December 23rd 2013   Samaritans (no link)

Wessex FM  December 20th 2013   Samaritans (no link)

Fire Radio    December 18th 2013   Samaritans (no link)

Forest FM    December 17th 2013     Samaritans

BBC Radio Solent     November 1st 2013     Samaritans

BBC Three Counties Radio    May 29th 2013    Insomnia

BBC West Midlands Radio     May 20th 2013     Adult sleep

Hot Radio     February 20th 2013     Adult/children's sleep, PND

Hot Radio     December 19th 2012   Samaritans (no link)

BBC Radio Solent     November 21st 2012     Children's sleep

BBC Radio Sheffield     November 21st 2012     Children's sleep

BBC Radio 5 Live     November 20th 2012     Children's sleep

BBC Radio 5 Live     November 16th 2012     Children's sleep

Talk Radio Europe    August 7th 2012     Children's sleep (no link)

Newspapers, magazines and online media

Bournemouth Echo  April 12th 2017  Dorchester Lions raise £1000 for Dorset Mind

Dorset Echo  April 12th 2017  Dorchester Lions raise £1000 for Dorset Mind

Dorset Eye  April 10th 2017  Dorset Mind young ambassador wins award

Dorset Eye  April 6th 2017  Dorchester Lions fun swim raises £1000 for Dorset Mind

Dorset Eye  April 4th 2017  Dorset Mind partner with Haskins Gardens Centres

BU News  March 27th 2017  Fathers' birth trauma project 

Bournemouth Echo  March 26th 2017  Mental health patients sent out of area

Dorset Echo  March 26th 2017  Mental health patients sent out of area

Bournemouth Echo  March 20th 2017  The Stable restaurants support Dorset Mind

Dorset Echo  March 20th 2017  The Stable restaurants support Dorset Mind

The Times  March 18th 2017  Fathers' experience of birth trauma

Bournemouth Echo  March 17th 2017  Fathers' experience of birth trauma

Dorset Echo  March 17th 2017  Fathers' experience of birth trauma

Dorset Eye  March 13th 2017  Dorset Mind partner with The Stable

Bournemouth Echo  February 16th 2017  Rise in unexpected mental health deaths

Dorset Echo  February 16th 2017  Rise in unexpected mental health deaths

BUZZ  January 20th 2017  New mental health teacher training could save lives

Bournemouth Echo  January 10th 2017  Dorset Mind - Theresa May statement

Dorset Eye  November 16th 2016  Dorset Mind Christmas single

Bournemouth Echo  November 8th 2016  Child sexual abuse/grooming

Bournemouth Echo  October 17th 2016  Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo  October 13th 2016  Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo  October 8th 2016  World Mental Health Day BU 2016

Dorset Eye  September 7th 2016  World Suicide Prevention Day 2016

Dorset Eye  August 30th 2016  Concert extravaganza in aid of Dorset Mind

Dorset Eye  July 20th 2016  Lord Lieutenant of Dorset becomes Acts Fast Patron

Bournemouth Echo  July 1st  2016  Young people's mental health

Dorset Echo  July 1st 2016  Young people's mental health

Bournemouth Echo  June 25th 2016  BU's therapy dog helps student mental health

Dorset Eye  June 17th 2016  International Fathers' Mental Health Day

BU News  June 9th 2016  House of Lords Perinatal Mental Health Debate

Dorset Eye  June 1st 2016   Volunteers Week 2016 - Samaritans

Dorset Eye  May 31st 2016   Dorset Mind Charity Concert

Luke Hastings, Bournemouth Uni, May 24th 2016  Mental health & Young People

Bournemouth Echo  May 18th 2016  Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

BU News  May 17th 2016  Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 #MHAW16Dorset

Dorset Eye  April 1st 2016  £450 Raised from from CSA/mental health event

Bournemouth Echo   March 9th 2016 Child abuse/mental health event

Dorset Eye  February 26th 2016  Child abuse/mental health event

Bournemouth Echo  February 25th 2016  Sport Relief #MumTalk day

Dorset Eye  February 25th 2016  Samaritans & Network Rail

Bournemouth Echo  February 24th 2016  Samaritans & Network Rail

Dorset Eye  February 24th 2016  Sport Relief #MumTalk day

Dorset Eye  February 9th 2016  Music video raising awareness child abuse

Dorset Eye  February 4th 2016   Samaritans suicide data

Bournemouth Echo  January 23rd 2016  Dorset Mind - RED January

Bournemouth Echo  December 28th 2015  Dorset Mind

Bournemouth Echo  December 24th 2015  Samaritans

BU News  December 16th 2015  UK Parliament: 1001 Critical Days

Dorset Eye  December 16th 2015  Samaritans at Christmas #2

Bournemouth Echo  December 11th 2015  Dorset Mind

Dorset Eye  December 15th 2015  1001 Critical Days

Bournemouth Echo  December 11th 2015  Samaritans at Christmas

Dorset Eye  December 7th 2015  Samaritans at Christmas

Bournemouth Echo  October 28th 2015  World Mental Health Day 2015

Bournemouth Echo  October 14th 2015 Acts Fast

Bournemouth Echo  October 6th 2015  World Mental Health Day 2015

Bournemouth Echo  September 7th 2015  Police mental health training

Dorset Echo  September 7th 2015  Dorset Mental Health Street Triage

Dorset Eye  August 13th 2015  Samaritans - A/AS level results

Bournemouth Echo  June 5th 2015  Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo  June 2nd 2015  Child sexual abuse

The Independent  April 23rd 2015  Infant sleep

BU News  March 19th 2015  Child abuse and grooming

Bournemouth Echo  March 14th 2015  Child abuse and grooming

Southern Daily Echo  March 14th 2015  Child abuse and grooming

Bournemouth Echo  February 12th 2015 Children's Mental Health Week

The Telegraph  February 3rd 2015  Student sleep

Mother & Baby Magazine  February 2015   Trust your own instincts

The Independent  January 6th 2015  Use of antidepressants

BU News  October 20th 2014  MMHA Everyone's Business

Bridport News  September 25th 2014  Opening mental health drop-in centre

Dorset Echo   September 25th 2014   Opening mental health drop-in centre

Dorset Healthcare Trustlink     August 2014     Maternal Mental Health

BU News  July 10th 2014  MMHA Everyone's Business

Bournemouth Echo     December 8th 2013     Samaritans

Bournemouth Rock News     November 13th 2013     Samaritans

BU News (World Mental Health Day 2013)  Reporting mental health

Bournemouth Echo     November 7th 2013     Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo     November 12th 2012     Children's sleep

Daily Mail     July 27th 2012     Children's sleep

TES              July 27th 2012     Children's sleep

Bournemouth Echo     July 7th 2012     Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo     December 22nd 2011     Samaritans

Bournemouth Echo     December 16th 2010    Children's sleep

Bournemouth Echo     October 9th 2010     Adult sleep

Bournemouth Echo     June 28th 2010     Children's sleep

 

e-mail: amayers@bournemouth.ac.uk

Twitter: @DrAndyMayers