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A social media challenge giving people a million reasons to live

Angela explains why she has started the #WhyNotChallenge to help suicide prevention.

Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2018 by Angela

Categories: Suicide

My experience in A&E

Alicia tells us about the experience she had with urgent care providers earlier this year.

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017 by | comments

Categories: Suicide

Woes and Prose

Sangeeta lost her son to suicide. She blogs here about how she copes with her grief.

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 by Sangeeta Mahajan | comments

Categories: Suicide

Talking can save lives

Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2017 by Nikki Mattocks | comments

Categories: Anxiety | Depression | Self-harm | Suicide

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

In memory of Mum - why I supported Mind on my wedding day

Heather writes about why supporting Mind on her wedding day meant so much to her.

Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Heather | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Depression | Suicide

Going from grief to 10K

Carolyn shares her story of how she found solace in running, and how she turned that in to fundraising success.

Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2016 | comments

Categories: Fundraising | Suicide

Doing Mind Hike for my colleague

Sally blogs about the importance of workplace wellbeing and why she was inspired to take part in this weekend’

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 | comments

Categories: Suicide | Work | Wellbeing

It's okay to ask for help

Steven blogs about his experience of depression and suicidal feelings and why it's okay to talk.

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2016 by Steven Edwards | comments

Categories: Suicide

Why I'm doing the Mind 3000s

My life has worth, it always did - I just lost sight of that for a moment.

Posted on Friday, May 8, 2015 | comments

Categories: Suicide | Exercise |

Learning to cope after losing a friend to suicide

I haven’t always been an anxious person, a bit of a worrier perhaps, but no more than anyone else.

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 | comments

Categories: Suicide

Raising awareness after my husband took his life

Clare blogs about losing her husband and the importance of raising awareness about depression.

Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014 by Clare Francis | comments

Categories: Suicide

Stephen Fry's story shows we still need to talk

Tracey blogs about how stories like Stephen Fry's about suicide,can help remove the fear and prejudice.

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013 | comments

Categories: Suicide | Stigma and discrimination

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