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.
Computerised cognitive behavioural therapy
Our panel discuss computerised CBT. What it is, who it can help, how and its limitations.
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...
Sport changed my life for the better15 May 2013, Guest Blogger
Personal Trainer and ex-professional boxer Cathy Brown is the spokesperson for Mental Health Awareness Week and talks about how exercise and boxing are essential in managing her mental health.
The Cost of Austerity28 August 2012,
We know that around half of adult mental health problems are first identifiable in childhood – so if we manage to create a nation of resilient, emotionally healthy children we will significantly reduce mental health problems later in life.