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There is no room for doubt of any kind when dealing with horses
04 April 2014
Jo Corfield, the founder of equine involvement therapy project Hope Thru Horses, talks about her recovery anorexia and bulimia after a thirty-year struggle.
How a self-management course changed my life
02 April 2014
I was living in a homeless hostel with no ambition or future goals when I was directed towards a self-management course.
The potential of digital in youth mental health services
28 March 2014
The collaborative, creative and social capital aspects of digital technology can be important in young people’s mental wellbeing and a unique project in Scotland is looking at ways it to include it in youth mental health activities.
Complete and utter freedom is the destiny of all
21 March 2014
Our guest blogger David talks about his experiences of living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Individuals with mental health needs aren’t scary, we’re just general, everyday people like you
19 March 2014
Our guest blogger Andrew shares his experience of depression.
Life expectancy and loneliness in later life – visually challenged policy making?
05 March 2014
We will be even more short-sighted if we don’t at least consider the possible associations between the age of austerity, loneliness, poverty and falling life expectancy.
Eating Disorders should demand respect from all of us
25 February 2014
Ilona Burton is a researcher and journalist writing on eating disorders and other mental health issues. As part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, she writes about stereotypes and misconceptions around eating disorders.
The Power of Story
03 February 2014
Helena Taylor-Knox, Power of Story Project Officer at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, talks about her project sharing real life stories to raise awareness of the mental health of older adults.
Mental illness does not necessarily incapacitate someone
21 January 2014
Christopher Tolmie is a student film maker from Glasgow. His short film, ‘Mental: A Family Experience’, won best ‘Youth Perspective’ film at the SMHAFF international film awards in October 2013. Christopher talks about his film about his brother, who suffers from psychosis which he made to capture his families struggles but also to document how the experience.
Raising mental health awareness in Malawi will be a long difficult journey
16 December 2013
Last week I blogged about my recent experience of visiting Malawi to deliver capacity building training with disabled people’s organizations to increase their collective advocacy and participation skills. But why do work in countries like Malawi in the first place?
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