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News and Views

A few news stories and articles all about mental health…  How many of us say ‘I’m fine!‘ when asked how we are? Is this cultural trend the reason we don’t talk about mental health enough? This article implores us to be more honest and find someone we can open up to. This article is a really interesting read about how people access mental health services and their experiences. It’s inspired me to write my story, so watch this space. I love this lady, America Ferrera  who writes about battling a nasty inner voice. She says ‘I am whoever say I […]


News and Views

Here’s a few news stories and a few of my views… All about mental health. There’s been quite a lot in the news recently, mainly because of World Mental Health Day at the beginning of the week. This article includes a very good and concise list of 10 tips for looking after your mental health. It also includes a lot of facts about depression, including the rather shocking statistic that the number one cause of death for males aged 20 to 49 in England and Wales is suicide. We know that traditionally, men are less likely to talk about their […]


News and Views

I thought I’d share ŵith you a few news stories and a few of my views…all about mental health. Firstly, the news that the super successful female cricket player, Sarah Taylor is taking a break from sport due to her anxiety. Although, I wouldn’t wish anxiety and depression on anyone – I like it when someone successful and in the public eye is open and honest about their mental health. It makes little old me feel a little bit better. What has always made my depression is worse is trying to work out why. Or I start to feel worse […]