Jess’s story: parenting and fear of lost identity
Jess talks about feelings of a loss of identity that arose after the birth of her second child, and what helped her gain confidence again.
Harry's story: overcoming severe depression
What's it like to experience severe depression? Harry explains what it was like for him, and how he overcame it.
Happy Go Clucky: an all-too-common story
We're taking part in PayPal's Turkey Dash this Christmas. Running for us - against seven other animated charity turkeys - is Happy Go Clucky. Here is Happy's story. Happy Go Clucky's story is an all-too-common one, but thankfully this one has a happy ending. Happy lived with severe stress and depression for years, brought on by their job, working 14-hour days in a battery factory. Christmas was especially hard for this turkey...and being surrounded by an unsupportive culture, Happy Go Clucky's mental health continued to decline. Thankfully, after finding support from the Mental Health...
Benj's story: My university experience with depression
Benj tells his story of how leaving home for the first time and entering a completely new and demanding environment at university resulted in a period of depression.
Joanna: How I'm thriving with OCD
Joanna describes her struggles with OCD and how she overcame them to thrive.
Losing my daughter to suicide
Peter tells the heartbreaking story of how he lost his 19-year-old daughter Molly to suicide.
Yashas's story: 'Why journalism is my answer to depression'
Yashas tells his story of how he went from surviving to thriving, through his burgeoning career in journalism.
Relationships, trust and bipolar
Claire tells her story of how a strong relationship has helped her cope with her bipolar.
Gillian's story: overcoming loneliness
Gillian was one of the 1 million older people for whom loneliness is a reality. But she's turned her life around with the help of the Mental Health Foundation.
Megan's story: 'Books are my treatment'
When she started experiencing anxiety, Megan's hobby of reading became ever more important. Here she tells us why.