code 9 foundation ptsd podcasts logo

Don't miss out on future Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation, follow our Podcast series on SoundCloud

Follow The Code 9 Foundation on SoundCloud

or Subscribe on your mobile device

Listen to code 9 foundation on apple podcasts   Listen to code 9 foundation on spotify podcasts


  • Podcast
  • In this sixth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by outgoing Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Graham Ashton. Graham joins us to reflect on his 40-year career in law enforcement, breaking down the stigma associated with mental health, and why he wishes he had of acted sooner to normalise the conversation around mental health and well-being within Victoria Police. #youareneveralone  #GrahamAshton 

  • In this fifth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by Andrew Crisp, Victoria's Emergency Management Commissioner. During his career, which includes experience in senior emergency management and policing leadership positions, Andrew has been involved in responses to a number of major incidents, such as the Ash Wednesday Bushfires, the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, Christchurch earthquake, Queensland floods, the 2017 Bourke Street Tragedy and more recently the 2020 bushfires and COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew joins us to discuss how he protects his mental health and well-being.#youareneveralone

  • In this fourth episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" former AFL footballer, three-time premiership player, and captain of the Geelong Cats, Cameron Ling joins us to reflect on the unique mental health challenges of playing - and retiring from - sport at the elite level.#youareneveralone

  • In this third episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" we are joined by one of the Code 9 Family - Don Gillies. Don needs no introduction, a long career in both police and ambulance, and now a formidable voice for advancing the conversation around first responder mental health and well-being. Don joins us to discuss his passion for supporting well-being through mindfulness and yoga. #youareneveralone

  • In this second episode of "Conversations with The Code 9 Foundation" Greg Dean, former Senior Sergeant of Welfare Services at Victoria Police, joins us to discuss his reflections on how we can best support well-being within the emergency services. #youareneveralone

  • In this first episode of The Code 9 Foundation's new podcast series it seemed fitting to kick things off with Founder and President Mark Thomas. Mark joins us to reflect on his experiences with PTSD, why he established the Foundation, and the importance of the tagline #youareneveralone