Episode 3

I talk to sex work client Eccles and his journey with mental health and seeing sex workers. This episode does cover issues of depression, suicide and mental health, if you need help are are some resources.

In Australia
Lifeline 13 11 14 – http://www.lifeline.org.au
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 – www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au – A free service for people who are suicidal, caring for someone who is suicidal, bereaved by suicide or are health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.
State crisis Numbers
NSW – 1800 011 511- Mental Health Line
VIC – 1300 651 251 – Suicide Help Line
QLD – 13 43 25 84 – 13 HEALTH
TAS – 1800 332 388 – Mental Health Services Helpline
SA – 13 14 65 – Mental Health Assessment and Crisis Intervention Service
WA – 1800 676 822 – Mental Health Emergency Response Line
NT – 08 8999 4988 – Top End Mental Health Service
ACT – 1800 629 354 – Mental Health Triage Service
A more complete list of resources are available here http://www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/get-help.aspx
Globally there is a useful list of crisis support services here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_suicide_crisis_lines

We also mentioned the importance and relevence of touch in adults, here are some links to interesting articles


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Episode 1

This was recorded in a bar with a not great microphone and Christmas carols in the background so sound quality is not the best.
Mike, a client of sex workers talks with me about:
How he started seeing sex workers
What is the escort ‘type;
How he finds sex workers
Review forums and websites (we mentioned Punters Planet but there are many more worldwide)
It’s not just sex, communication and connection are just as important
Exploring fetishes and boundaries
Media and terminology
Are clients gullible?
Telling your parents.
What is weird or taboo

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Welcome to the Sex/Life podcast!

Just a short intro to let you in on what the podcast is about, trying to give people a chance to speak about aspects of their sex life that may be stigmastised, shamed, misunderstood or misrepresented.

My name is Corrine, if you want to learn more about me my NSFW website is http://www.thelovelycorrine.com and I’m on twitter @LovelyCorrine

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