Depression Through the Eyes of…Dan Kelly

I was introduced to Dan through social media; a talented young man no doubt, whose passion for writing shines through his own WordPress site. Just like many other talented artists,  Dan too has unfortunately endured, and overcome, his own mental battles. His account below is not only fantastically articulated, but bravely allows us all a glimpse…

Depression Through His Eyes

Helping the fight to free stigma from mens mental health, Dan’s honest and open account of his fight with depression is not only fantastically articulated, but bravely allows us a glimpse into what was once his world, and how he’s reshaped his future.

Anorexia through her eyes…

This, very honest, account was given to me by a dear friend, who I had the pleasure of meeting (albeit through unfortunate circumstances) in 2009. Following our brief meeting a friendship blossomed.  Although our lives moved in different directions I tried to stand by the sidelines, aiming to be a constant supporter and encouragement through her…

Anorexia through her eyes…

  This, very honest, account was given to me by a dear friend, who I had the pleasure of meeting (albeit through unfortunate circumstances) in 2009. Following are brief meeting a friendship blossomed.  Although our lives moved in different directions I tried to stand by sidelines, aiming to be a constant supporter and encouragement through…

A Glimpse into Her World…Self-Harm and Depression

As part of a new series I want to start I am interested in hearing people’s own stories of how they’re either conquering or have overcome their personal mental health struggles. Not only do I find it fascinating to hear each individual’s journey, but also I believe that by sharing these accounts, what’s helped and…

The BMI Debate: BBC 2 Victoria Derbyshire Show

Since when did my BMI determine my right to treatment? I was honoured to be invited onto the BBC 2 Victoria Derbyshire show to speak about a topic very close to my heart, and one which I am passionate about: Mental Health and access to treatment. Recovery is a process that is long, and its…