Danielle Singer Moore, Founder of The Pocket Advocate, talks to us about why she started her project, how it can be a vital tool for people with mental illness and what she plans to do with it next.
I’ve struggled with OCD since I was around eight or nine years old. Initially it was very ritual based. I would lie awake at night forcing myself to count to 100 without any interruption from the outside world. If a dog barked, or a car went past, I had to start from zero.
It’s World Mental Health Day, and we wanted to let someone with lived experience take over all of our channels, and who better to do that than Rubyetc! Ruby will be filling our social media with her drawings, blogs on her personal journey and a small video!
We are kicking off the day with this blog taking us through Ruby’s journey of mental health, in her own unique way.
Did you know that Rethink Mental Illness is one of the charities which form Mental Health UKTM, a network of four national charities working across England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland to improve the lives of people with mental illness, and to support carers?
Invisible Struggles is a conference for young people ages 16 - 25, held by Rethink Mental Illness.
On Monday 12th September four members of the Advice and Information Team attended the British Medical Association’s Patient Information Awards as our factsheet on depression had been nominated for an award.
Vote now in the Pringle Awards for a chance to recognise the amazing work and commitment of Rethink Mental Illness members, services and groups in making a difference to people’s lives. You must be a member of Rethink Mental Illness to nominate for an award.