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  • “It’s perfectly okay to not always be okay” - Erik DaRosa

    For as long as I can remember, I have been “okay” according to society's definition. Yet, I’ve experienced everything from the fear of sleeping as ...
  • Nature through my window

    The poem below has been written for us very kindly for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021.  Nature through my window As I looked out of my self-is...
  • Feelings and Children

    Use the weather to talk about feelings. This is described in more detail in Eline Snel’s book, ‘Sitting Like a Frog’. Sometimes it’s difficult for...
  • Poem By Sadie

  • Henry Onwordi

      The mind a transport for thought   Thoughts move along the highway of the mind affecting congestion  Look to the sky how many thoughts fly by  W...
  • Nicola shares 'Binge Eating'

        It’s hard to express what being a binge eater feels like to someone who has never had any issues with food moderation or reliance. I’ve tried ...
  • Mexican Wave

      My condition is known to many, I suppose whenever anyone says about Mental Health or illness two things come into people’s minds one is depressi...
  • A poem by James Leighton

      I knew that I was in trouble from the moment that we met I even started writing again when I hadn’t slept I’d always wanted the ‘Thunderbolt’ to...
  • Faye's Story

           
  • Mike's Story

      Mental health is a bit of a myth, isn’t it? I’m not saying that it doesn’t exist, but nowadays people seem to throw the term about for every lit...
  • Living With Tourettes

    Even in this day and age, I seem to find that Tourettes is still a very taboo subject to most people. I understand different doctors specialise in different things, but you would not believe the amount of times I have said to medical professionals “I have Tourettes” and they look at me with a blank face and ask what Tourettes is. Naturally, most other people have no clue about it either. I often find myself explaining ‘what is wrong with me’ to a lot of people. 
  • Post Natal Depression // Nicola’s Story

      I left hospital with a newborn baby of 1 day old and was re-admitted to hospital when my baby was 6 days old.  This was not back into the regula...