Episode 13 | Dr. Julia Smith

Dr. Julia Smith discusses the impact of moral distress on healthcare workers, emphasizing the need for structural support and the importance of recognizing care work’s value to address health inequities and the mental health challenges faced by those in the healthcare sector.

Episode 12 | Jennifer Whiteside

Jennifer Whiteside, B.C.’s Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, discusses the ministry’s initiatives to support caregivers across the province.

Episode 11 | Jonathan Orr

Jonathan Orr, a Provincial Crisis Intervention Specialist, opens up about his personal experiences with addictdion, and shares how he uses these experiences to support others and influence positive change.

Episode 10 | Alyssa Pelletier

Alyssa Pelletier, an Indigenous Mental Health and Substance Use Lead, shares her story as a Métis woman discussing Indigenous cultural safety in the healthcare system.

Episode 9 | Shannon Hart

Shannon Hart is a caregiver and the author of “The Patient Doesn’t Come First, You Do”. A registered nurse for more than 15 years, she is a caregiver at work and at home.