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The Wire with Jemima: August 24, 2021

The Wire with Jemima: August 24, 2021

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Today on the Wire, Jemima Huston speaks to Matthew Jenkins, a Research Fellow in Psychological Medicine  from the University of Otago, about how the extension of Alert Level 4 yesterday could impact the mental health of New Zealanders.

Natasha Gallardo, the Chief Executive from the National Foundation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, talks to Jemima about the lack of support the government has given her community throughout the pandemic. 

With International Overdose Awareness Day coming up, Joe Wickins interviews Liesje Donkin, a clinical psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Neuroscience from AUT, on addiction, overdose awareness, and mental health. 

Jemima talks to Dr Andrew Chen, Research Fellow for Koi Tū – Centre for Informed Futures at University of Auckland, about the government’s latest mandate for compulsory record keeping at large businesses and events at any alert level. 

Finally, Jemima wraps it up with a piece about how you can support the elderly people in your life during lockdown. She speaks to Age Concern Auckland’s CEO Kevin Lamb and Otago University Geriatrician Dr Hamish Jamieson about this.