Your stories

Blogs and stories can show that people with mental health problems are cared about, understood and listened to. We can use it to challenge the status quo and change attitudes.

Clear all


Filter by categories

Clear Blogs
Clear News topics
Clear Location
Clear Event Type

Why Crafternoon is important to me

Kat blogs about why it was important for her to bring her friends and family together for Crafternoon.

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019 by Kat | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Fundraising | Friends and family

Caring for my hubby – in every way

Ellie blogs about how she has supported her husband through the best and worst of times.

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2019 | comments

Categories: Friends and family

Talking about mental health in Asian communities

Megan blogs about opening up about mental health in an Asian community.

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 by Megan Simpson | comments

Categories: Friends and family

Life after losing my husband

Christine talks about caring for husband for 18 years and having to move and how she helped herself.

Posted on Friday, January 26, 2018 by Christine | comments

Categories: Bereavement | Carers | Depression | Friends and family | Panic attacks

“Man up”? Getting more “men” in mental health

As Part of Movember Lee getting men talking about mental health and why more men should.

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Lee Cambule | comments

Categories: Counselling | Campaigns | Depression | Exercise | Friends and family | Media and TV | Self-esteem | Stress | Stigma and discrimination

Laura: My voices and me

Laura talks about hearing voices and the journey that led her to help others.

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Antidepressants | Anxiety | Depression | Friends and family | Hearing voices

Why I want to smash another Guinness World Record for mental health

Evan Williams tells us why he is attempting to smash world record for Heads Together.

Posted on Friday, May 5, 2017 by Evan | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Anxiety | Friends and family

Raising money brought our community together

When their friend took his own life, Anna and her community of farmers, came together to raise money for Mind.

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2017 by Anna | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Friends and family | Suicide

Fundraising in memory of my big sis

Abi and her family put on a gig in her sister's memory to raise money for Mind. Photo by Paul Burd.

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017 by Abi | comments

Categories: | Fundraising | Friends and family | Bereavement

Mental illness, my Dad and me

Tilly blogs about how support from her Dad helped her through depression and an eating disorder.

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 | comments

Categories: Friends and family

Come Home: A brother’s story

Antix writes about the impact of his brother’s mental illness and how music has helped him.

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 by Antix | comments

Categories: Friends and family

Stigma in my family

Louise recounts overhearing a relative saying something upsetting about her mental health.

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015 | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination | Friends and family

Supporting my daughter through crisis

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 by Lynn | comments

Categories: Friends and family | Fundraising

Mental Health A-Z

Information and advice on a huge range of mental health topics

> Read our A-Z


Helping you to better understand and support people with mental health problems

> Find out more

Special offers

Check out our promotional offers on print and digital booklets, for a limited time only

> Visit our shop today