World Mental Health Day 2023 with India Blakemore

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week’s episode, Han is joined by India Blakemore. India is a psychology student, who aspires to become a mental health nurse following her degree. India has personal experience of an eating disorder, a personality disorder, autism, and ADHD. India joins us today for World Mental Health Day to share her experience of various diagnoses and the impact these have had. This week, we discuss:

  • India's diagnoses of anorexia nervosa, ADHD, autism and personality disorder, their interplay and the impact they have had on each other.
  • India's hospital sections and the impact this had on her mental health.
  • The impact of India's late diagnosis of autism and ADHD, and the change these diagnoses have had on her life.
  • The advice India would give to someone supporting someone with a range of mental health diagnoses.
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