Blogs

02 2022

  • "We need seamless links between mental & physical health care"

    Mel Islin talks about the connection between mental and physical health and what needs to change to better support people severely affected by mental illness.

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  • "Nature heals" - Trevor's story

    After two breakdowns, Trevor was afraid to go outdoors. However, his love of nature and photography led him on a path to recovery.

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  • Let’s be clear: we need more transparency from the DWP

    Senior Policy Officer, Jasmine Wyeth, outlines the need for more transparency from the DWP and explains what needs to change in order to better support people that access benefits.

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  • Alika's Story

    Alika, 31, lives in London where he has built a life he loves. In addition to raising a young family, he has pursued his passion for music, and you can find him on Instagram @AMNOWFREE. He also recently embarked on an apprenticeship and is a mental health campaigner too.

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  • Imogen's story

    Imogen, 27, lives in London and started experiencing psychosis as a teenager. She struggled to get an initial diagnosis. She eventually got the support she needed and is now doing well, studying part-time at Birbeck University. Here she shares her story and why she is so passionate about the campaign.

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  • Beth's Story

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  • Danni's story

    Danni, 26, lives in Dorset, where she works for the NHS. Here she tells us more about her first experience of psychosis, and how opening up to a therapist led to ‘lifesaving’ treatment with the early intervention team.

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