Dany Cotton the Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade talks about how she dealt with trauma in her years as a firefighter. Dr John Green Chief Psychologist for Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and Gill Scott-Moore CEO of Police Care UK discuss how best to help first responders with their mental health.

We discuss the power of grime music to politically engage young people with the campaigner Amika George, Dr Joy White who has a Phd in Grime and the author and performer Debris Stevenson.

The Great British Bake off winner from 2015 Nadiya Hussain talks to us about how her pets help her relax. Dr Katherine Garzonis a psychologist, the author of gardening books Hollie Newton and the food writer Bea Wilson tell us how they switch off.

Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell tells us why we all need to find someone like us in literature and why more diversity is needed in books - especially for children. We also hear from Aimee Felone a publisher and the author Patrice Lawrence.

Harriet Wistrich, the lawyer and founder of the Centre for Justice for Women tells us about growing up and losing her disabled brother Matthew. We also hear from the Playwright Atiha Sen Gupta who’s disabled brother Nihal died when he was 17 year old and she was just thirteen.

Presented by Jane Garvey
Produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed
Edited by Jane Thurlow

Interviewed guest: Dany Cotton
Interviewed guest: John Green
Interviewed guest: Gill Scott-Moore
Interviewed guest: Amika George
Interviewed guest: Joy White
Interviewed guest: Debris Stevenson
Interviewed guest: Nadiya Hussain
Interviewed guest: Katherine Garzonis
Interviewed guest: Hollie Newton
Interviewed guest: Bea Wilson
Interviewed guest: Cressida Cowell
Interviewed guest: Aimee Felone
Interviewed guest: Patrice Lawrence
Interviewed guest: Harriet Wistrich
Interviewed guest: Atiha Sen Gupta