01 2024

  • Living with an eating disorder over Christmas – Katie's story

    As we enter a new year, it’s important to reflect on both the good and the bad to help us learn, grow and move forward. This is especially important for someone in recovery from an eating disorder, to help them notice their patterns and take the steps to fully recover. In this blog, Katie celebrates how far she has come in her journey.

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  • “I feel in control of my life again” – Nadia’s story

    Nadia reflects on her difficult journey through mental health services, from adolescence to adulthood. Though she was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and bipolar disorder much later in her life, she is now the most stable she has ever been.

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  • “Strength to put myself back together” – John’s story

    After experiencing drug addiction, psychosis and a section under the Mental Health Act, John recounts his path out of the abyss. He is now at peace with himself, using spirituality to better understand his emotions.

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  • Everyone living with mental illness deserves a place they can call home

    Supported housing combines housing with support services to create a safe place to call home. However, too many people are not getting the quality of experience they deserve. Rethink Mental Illness Policy Manager, Harvey Crawford explores the findings of our new publication, delivered with New Philanthropy Capital. The report, ‘The long journey home: understanding and improving the supported housing system for people living with mental illness’ aims to improve the supported housing system.

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