Jonathan Lee and his brother and sister have all been affected by mental illness. Here he blogs about life with his family, and the calm he has found through writing.
A Day In the Life aims to increase understanding of what life in England is like with mental illness. People all over the country have been writing short diary entries that describe how their day went on four different dates. The last date of the project is 26 August - this Wednesday. Here 'Ruth' tells us why she'll be taking part, and encourages you to get involved.
Disney Pixar's latest animated movie Inside Out takes a thoughtful and poignant look at emotions and mental wellbeing, and how this affects one family. We sent mental health campaigner Col, who has bi polar disorder, along with his wife and two children (Emily, 15, and Oliver, seven) to review the box office smash.
By the end of 2016, it’s predicted that the average UK household will hold around £10,000 of non-mortgage debt. But help is at hand.
Kimberley didn’t know she had this thing called ‘anxiety’ until she started university. Through college she went through panic attacks, severe chest pains, nightmares, and overwhelming and incessant worrying about day-to-day things.
Here she tells us the surprising ways university helped her with her mental health, and shares her hopes for the future.
Julie Sheen is a coordinator of Rethink Mental Illness support groups in Chester. But she’s also a mental health nurse, an award-winning patient champion, and someone with lived experience of severe mental illness. For World Mental Health Day this October, Julie and the other members of her group are organising a conference with a difference: one that’s been designed and led by people affected by mental illness. She shared her inspiring story with us...