The Empress Diaries

‘Benzo Belle’ - Music & Mental Health - with special guests Melanie Davis & Faultress

June 22, 2020 Calista Kazuko Season 1 Episode 4
The Empress Diaries
‘Benzo Belle’ - Music & Mental Health - with special guests Melanie Davis & Faultress
Chapters
00:00:00
Calista and Gem introduce episode
00:15:11
Interview with Melanie Davis, REST Project (prescription drugs)
00:44:20
Interview with Rosi Croom AKA Faultress
The Empress Diaries
‘Benzo Belle’ - Music & Mental Health - with special guests Melanie Davis & Faultress
Jun 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
Calista Kazuko

👑 Calista and Gem’s adventure through the wonderful world of modern womanhood continues with episode 4, ‘Benzo Belle’ - Music & Mental Health

Today’s episode is dedicated to the importance of looking after our mind, body and souls. We talk to Melanie Davis about issues surrounding prescription drugs and interview phenomenal singer/songwriter Faultress.

Love your mind, love yourself! 🖤   


PLEASE LEAVE US A PODCAST REVIEW! Let us know how you’re liking the show :)

Then shoot us an email with any topic for discussion and we will choose a couple to chew the cud over next episode! 

Please also send your ‘Ode to…’ dedications for upcoming episode (story, photo, song etc). Celebrate an inspirational woman in your life to feature on upcoming podcast episode and on the Empress Diaries Blog: www.theempressdiaries.com

Email: empress.diaries2020@gmail.com or message on instagram/twitter @CalistaKazuko @WhoopsUhOh

‘EMPRESS’ App: https://calistakazuko.fan.direct 


‘Benzo Belle’ film by Thomas Linton & Philip Reinking: https://youtu.be/c5pUEiC9dHY 

Voice of Aiko - ‘Prescription Dream’ film by Enya Belak Gupta: https://youtu.be/sTXBL499kGo


Melanie Davis, Senior Benzodiazepine Lead Change Grow Live, Manager of the REST Project - melanie.davis@cgl.org.uk

Benzo Website with Professor Heather Ashton Manual to look up prescription drugs: https://benzo.org.uk 

Integrated Camden Alcohol Service (ICAS): https://www.icascamden.org.uk

Change Grow Live: https://www.changegrowlive.org

REST (Recovery Experience Sleeping Pills and Tranquillisers): https://www.changegrowlive.org/recovery-experience-sleeping-pills-and-tranquillisers-rest

APRIL (Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link) Charity: https://www.april.org.uk 

‘Medicating Normal’ film: https://medicatingnormal.com 


Punk 4 Mental Health: https://p4mh.com 

International Meaning Conference (Calista & Gem will perform on Saturday 25th July): https://meaning.org.uk 


Rosi Croom aka Faultress

Faultress website: https://www.faultress.com 

Faultress ‘Marilyn’: https://youtu.be/7j2Ubzd_jf8 

Faultress performs ‘Marilyn’ at Union Chapel with London Contemporary Voices: https://youtu.be/iy2n_bIXeyg 

Gem’s factcheck! ‘Choir singers 'synchronise their heartbeats': https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23230411

‘Inside Sessions’ on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thisisfaultress/ 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

👑 Calista and Gem’s adventure through the wonderful world of modern womanhood continues with episode 4, ‘Benzo Belle’ - Music & Mental Health

Today’s episode is dedicated to the importance of looking after our mind, body and souls. We talk to Melanie Davis about issues surrounding prescription drugs and interview phenomenal singer/songwriter Faultress.

Love your mind, love yourself! 🖤   


PLEASE LEAVE US A PODCAST REVIEW! Let us know how you’re liking the show :)

Then shoot us an email with any topic for discussion and we will choose a couple to chew the cud over next episode! 

Please also send your ‘Ode to…’ dedications for upcoming episode (story, photo, song etc). Celebrate an inspirational woman in your life to feature on upcoming podcast episode and on the Empress Diaries Blog: www.theempressdiaries.com

Email: empress.diaries2020@gmail.com or message on instagram/twitter @CalistaKazuko @WhoopsUhOh

‘EMPRESS’ App: https://calistakazuko.fan.direct 


‘Benzo Belle’ film by Thomas Linton & Philip Reinking: https://youtu.be/c5pUEiC9dHY 

Voice of Aiko - ‘Prescription Dream’ film by Enya Belak Gupta: https://youtu.be/sTXBL499kGo


Melanie Davis, Senior Benzodiazepine Lead Change Grow Live, Manager of the REST Project - melanie.davis@cgl.org.uk

Benzo Website with Professor Heather Ashton Manual to look up prescription drugs: https://benzo.org.uk 

Integrated Camden Alcohol Service (ICAS): https://www.icascamden.org.uk

Change Grow Live: https://www.changegrowlive.org

REST (Recovery Experience Sleeping Pills and Tranquillisers): https://www.changegrowlive.org/recovery-experience-sleeping-pills-and-tranquillisers-rest

APRIL (Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link) Charity: https://www.april.org.uk 

‘Medicating Normal’ film: https://medicatingnormal.com 


Punk 4 Mental Health: https://p4mh.com 

International Meaning Conference (Calista & Gem will perform on Saturday 25th July): https://meaning.org.uk 


Rosi Croom aka Faultress

Faultress website: https://www.faultress.com 

Faultress ‘Marilyn’: https://youtu.be/7j2Ubzd_jf8 

Faultress performs ‘Marilyn’ at Union Chapel with London Contemporary Voices: https://youtu.be/iy2n_bIXeyg 

Gem’s factcheck! ‘Choir singers 'synchronise their heartbeats': https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23230411

‘Inside Sessions’ on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thisisfaultress/ 

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