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How The Last Two Years Have Affected Our Mental Health


One in 16 Australians are currently experiencing depression, and one in 7 Australians are currently experiencing an anxiety condition. And in a post-pandemic world, with many people still working from home, it’s no surprise that these figures are rising. So what can be done? Johann Hari is a journalist and author of the book Lost Connections: Uncovering The Real Causes Of Depression, and he joins Mia to talk about this, and much more now...


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With thanks to Johann Hari

Listen to Mia's first interview with Johann here: https://omny.fm/shows/no-filter/stolen-focus

Stolen Focus is available now at all good book stores. You can find Lost Connections here.

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Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff

Audio Producer: Thom Lion

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