Melissa's story: stress pile up from work and beyond
Melissa tells us about how multiple factors caused her to experience severe stress, which spiralled her into depression.
Ali's story: one year on from being admitted to a psychiatric ward
Ali was a doctor and was admitted to a psychiatric ward at the end of April 2017. One year on, she tells her story.
Jacqui's story: The Agoraphobic Traveller
Jacqui has agoraphobia but has managed to look after her mental health by pursuing her passion of travelling and photography in a remarkable way using Google Street View.
Losing my mum to suicide
Gina tells the tragic story of losing her mum to suicide and how she's running the 2018 London Marathon for the Mental Health Foundation.
Fiona's story: overcoming postpartum psychosis
Fiona had a difficult time when she first became a mother, so much so that she was lucky to survive.
Amy's story of Ednos: you don't have to be underweight or appear 'unhealthy' to be suffering
Amy battled with Ednos on and off for 9 years and is now recovering. She learnt you don't have to appear 'unhealthy' to be suffering with a eating disorder.
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
Harry talks about severe depression, how he overcame it, and why the community fundraising initiative Curry & Chaat is important for encouraging people to talk about their mental health.
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.