Sharon's story: getting the right support for my son
Sharon, a mum Aberdeenshire tells us about her struggles to get support for her eight year old son and why mental health in schools matters.
Frances' story: How support can save lives
Frances explains how our Make it Count campaign could prevent tragedies like that of her son Conor, who took his own life earlier this year.
Stephanie's story: Are school years really the best of your life?
Dundee student Stephanie Carney, shares some of her thoughts around why it’s so important that mental health is given more prominence in schools.
Iain's story: how school affected my mental health
Iain looks back on his mental health journey and now feels that it started earlier than he previously thought.
Mental health in schools: a teacher's perspective
Rebecca Harris, Assistant Head at Heathfield Infant School, explains her school's approach to improving the mental health of their pupils.
Sian's story: the shock of childbirth and postnatal depression
Sian tells her story of becoming a parent, the shock of childbirth and being diagnosed with postnatal depression.
Holden Watanabe's Story: Depression, PTSD, Music and Me
Holden talks to us about living with depression and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), after experiencing many years of unresolved traumas.
Simon's story: academic stress and depression
Simon tells us his story about living with depression. How it took hold during his A-levels and his first year of University, and how talking about his feelings has helped him.
Marian's story: anxiety and mindfulness
I have learned to accept anxiety as one of my emotions and part of me. I believe that mindfulness has not only helped me and my mental health, but has helped make me a kinder, more understanding person to the people around me.
Frances’ story: constant replay
Here, on World Suicide Prevention Day 2018, Frances talks about how she and the rest of her family are trying to cope with the tragedy of her son Conor taking his life in February this year, and how it has left her so determined that other families don’t have to experience the same thing.