The Beat: Season 2, Episode 8

Women, stroke and mental health


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Lisa had strong support while recovering from stroke, but still had to work hard to overcome mental health challenges. We explore stroke’s impact on women, and what they need to recover better.


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Meet our guests

Lisa Meeches

Lisa Meeches

Lisa is a successful film and television producer and a proud Ojibway from Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba.

Dr. Gayla Tennen

Dr. Tennen practises medical and geriatric psychiatry and runs the Stroke Psychiatry Clinic at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.