On World Mental Health Day, October 10, radio program Brainwaves celebrated its 8th birthday.

Brainwaves was started in 2010 by founder Ben Rinaudo. The weekly half hour show is produced by volunteers and is supported by Wellways and broadcast across Melbourne.

The program gives voice to those affected by mental illness, as well as helping reduce stigma and raising awareness of issues around mental health. Since 2010 Brainwaves has aired over 350 episodes. 

Listen in live at 5pm Wednesdays on 3CR Community Radio on 855AM.

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