Video blogging saved my life7 November 2014, Guest Blogger
Sam is a primary school teacher living in Devon; here he talks about how opening up and telling the truth on video was a blessing that helped him deal with anxiety and depression.
How supportive management can help us to stay mentally healthy at work8 June 2014,
The recognition that mental health isn’t just the responsibility of individuals, but is influenced by the environment in which people operate is the key to a better work environment.
"Your greatest strength is also your greatest weakness": Steph's battle with anxiety8 May 2014, Guest Blogger
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2014 (12-18 May), Steph blogs about her experience of anxiety, and how it led to an eating disorder which threatened to dominate her life.
Living with Anxiety2 May 2014
We all experience anxiety; it is a natural human state and a vital part of our lives.
However, prolonged anxiety can be harmful to our emotional and physical wellbeing. In this report we explore anxiety and understand the role that it plays in our lives, for better and for...
An Easy Read Guide to Anxiety1 May 2014
Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life. Things like going for a job interview, meeting a partner’s family for the first time or bringing up a child can make us feel anxious.
Are you Anxiety Aware?2 April 2014
This is the booklet for Mental Health Awareness Week 2014, the theme of which is anxiety.
Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life. Things like going for a job interview, meeting a partner's family for the first time or bringing up a child can make us feel anxious.It is normal...
Individuals with mental health needs arenât scary, weâre just general, everyday people like you19 March 2014, Guest Blogger
Our guest blogger Andrew shares his experience of depression.
David Blunkett MP visits Right Here Sheffield7 June 2013, Guest Blogger
Callum Woodhead–McClaimens discusses David Blunkett MP's visit to the Right Here Project in Sheffield to discuss the need for early intervention support to protect young people’s mental health
Kelly's story: Overcoming depression
I have suffered from depression and anxiety since I was a teenager. As a teenager I had no idea that I had depression. I kept my feelings of deep sadness, loneliness and the feeling of being worthless to myself for many years. I coped with these feelings by cutting my arms and by keeping a diary of my thoughts. By the time I had reached the end of University I had taken an overdose of tablets which was a cry of desperation. I was hospitalised for the night but chose to discharge myself. It was only at this time that my family and friends began to learn of my illness. Still, I chose to try and...
Managing Anger and Learning Parenting Skills3 November 2012, Guest Blogger
Alexa is 17 and attends our Young Mums’ Support Group. Her daughter Ruby is 15 months old. She received little help during her pregnancy and has struggled with mental health problems - particularly anger management. Becoming pregnant caused her a lot of anxiety heightened by practical insecurities.