Meet The Author is a project run by Rethink Mental Illness and Hackney and City CAMHS every other month. Author, Holly Bourne, is our host and each club we invite a new author to answer questions and discuss their book! Below member, Barry, tells us about his experience of the evening.
The InFinnity Project is an art project set up in memory of Finn Clark, a talented illustrator. In the blog below, Sarah and Ian, tell us more about Finns life and why art was so important to him.
The York Group is the current holder of our Pringle “Group of the Year Award”. The Group supports both service users and carers and has strong links with local mental health organisations and services; it runs a number of successful fundraising and social events.
Meet Andrew! Andrew is a Rethink Mental Illness member, who has been a fantastic asset to our community of supporters, by writing for Your Voice magazine, posting blogs on Sahaja Yoga and supporting us via social media.
Our members are the people who make our community great and we'll be sharing stories from them in the upcoming months.
We are stepping into Spring at the office in London and growing camomile from seed. Nurturing a plant can be great for wellbeing; and growing something you can use later on is just an added bonus!
Recently we spoke to Joe, who has opened up about his mental health journey, and the amazing way he plans to raise money to support Rethink Mental Illness. Below Joe tells his story.
Willow Lodge supported housing in Kent are the current winners of our service of the year Pringle award.
In this blog they share details of their person-centred approach to supporting tenants and why it works, and what winning the Pringle award for service of the year meant to them.
Rosey Adams is a mother of three, who runs the online community, PND and Me. Rosey talks about her experience of postnatal depression, her advice for those suffering and her tips for those looking to support someone who may be experiencing it.
Jemima, our Events Fundraising Manager, tells us about her experience at the bath half, and what we do as staff to encourage our supporters.
Losing someone because mental illness is difficult enough without the stigma that can come with it. Lauren tells us what it was like losing her brother, and how people around her reacted.