We need to talk | in Campaign report Psychological therapies are known to be effective for treating a wide range of mental health conditions. However, availability of cognitive behavioural therapy and other evidence-based therapies on the NHS is extremely limited.
Beatrice's story | in Case Study My friend has bipolar disorder, PTSD, social anxiety and agoraphobia had her benefits withdrawn earlier this year. When she heard about the withdrawal of benefit she was devastated and she became more ill.
Sarah's story | in Case Study I don’t know why I experience depression. What is important is that I now recognise it as an illness, rather than seeing myself as a useless failure, and can therefore recover to better health.
My creative therapy | in Blog Post Agata, who has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, describes how art has provided an important creative outlet, soothing her symptoms and helping her through life.
The race of my life | in Blog Post Three years ago, Amy's agoraphobia made it difficult to leave the house. Next month she'll be lining up in a crowd of thousands to run the London Marathon.
I couldn’t pretend anymore | in Blog Post When Sandra was struggling with cancer and depression, it was her mental health problems that those around her found most difficult to deal with. Here, she blogs about the support she found through her local Mind.
Let's Befriends: volunteering at Mind | in Blog Post Back in 2010 I was going through a particularly challenging time – a breakdown of a relationship, health problems and subsequently a very low mood - so I decided to give and connect with people through volunteering.
A tough transition | in Blog Post Today Anna shares her story of how moving from child mental health services to adult mental health services gave her the determination she needed to move towards recovery.
Studying with depression | in Blog Post Today we hear how one student copes with depression whilst studying at university. They talk about the fear of moving to a new town, managing the demands of academic life and the importance of having support around you.