Alice's story: 'People forget that an eating disorder is a mental health disorder'
Alice talks about her experience of living with an eating disorder, her relationship with herself and others and the impact this has had on her life. She also discusses how eating disorders and mental health problems generally are perceived.
For World Mental Health Day, Jack began sailing around the world...
Sailor Jack Chidley talks about his experience of mental health problems and his unusual way of marking World Mental Health Day 2015.
Janet's story: "It suddenly dawned on me - I am my own bully"
Janet tells her story of how changing the way she spoke to herself helped her manage her mental health problems. She offers a message of hope to many who are experiencing mental ill health.
Julian's Story: "The stigma that still surrounds mental illness is remarkable"
There is still a great stigma that surrounds mental health problems. This can have a terrible impact on those experiencing mental illness. Here, Julian tells his story of how it has affected him.
Tea & Talk: Jane and Mel's story
Watch Jane and Mel's story. They organised their company’s first Tea & Talk in February 2013, and have gone on to hold one every year since then.
Hanifa's story: All about my life
Hanifa is Team Assistant for the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
Jenny's story: It's a question of when, not if, a mental health problem will affect you
How events on New Year's Eve 2009 changed Jenny and her family's lives forever.
David: Living with schizophrenia
David talks about his schizophrenia, focusing on relationships, treatments, jobs and future.
Marie's story: Overcoming Binge Eating
It first started when I was at school when I was 16. I grew up in a quite stressful environment. My parents have always worked really hard running their own business and have quite high standards. Without meaning too, they have always put pressure on my sister and I to be the best at everything we do from a very young age. I felt that I had to be at the top of the class, and whatever marks got, my mum would often ask "why didn't you get more" and "how much did so and so get?" I was very studious and felt that I was constantly letting them down. My mum also experienced depression at that time...
Andrew: Loving someone with depression
Depression is devastating. When someone is experiencing depression, their entire life is blown apart. It can be a massive struggle just to make it through each day. But they aren't the only ones who struggle. Often forgotten are the loved ones of a person with depression. No-one tells them how to cope. They don't know what to do. I would like to try and offer some advice to those people. Knowing somebody you love is struggling with depression leaves you feeling incredibly helpless. You feel if you could say the right thing, or do something special, that maybe you will be able to help them to...