The Nutters Club is a nationwide talkback show broadcast on Sunday nights on Radio Live. The programme fearlessly deals with the issues surrounding mental health and related issues such as addiction, presenting them in a fresh, spontaneous and entertaining format.
Hosted by Mike King with co-host Dr David Codyre, the show became an instant phenomenon and is attracting listeners in droves.
The Nutters Club series one screened as a television series on Maori Television in 2010 on Friday nights. Series two is now in production for screening later this year.
Due to the recent events in Christchurch Maori Television will screen an Earthquake Special this Friday.
In the aftermath of last weeks disaster many people who survived the quake will be experiencing a range of normal emotional reactions including distress, anxiety, and irritable mood.
For most these reactions will pass with time with support from friends and family and by getting on with life.
For some however it may trigger a significant anxiety or mood condition and for these people, early identification and access to help is critical to a good outcome.
This weeks Nutter Club episode focuses on the emotional consequences of living through a natural disaster, and provides information for people about what to expect and how to access help if that is required.
Joining Mike and David in the studio is Cyclone Tracy survivor Vera Pointon who shares her story of the harrowing events of December 1974 in Darwin where 71 lives were lost and 30,000 people evacuated. Vera can relate her experience to what has happened in Christchurch and gives insight into what’s ahead for those affected.
New Episode Friday March 4th at 10:30pm