Bringing mums’ minds from darkness to light: Sadia’s story

Dr. Sadia Shah on her journey through postnatal depression and the way it shaped her work with British South Asian mothersRead more

My battle with Borderline Personality Disorder: Marsha's story

Marsha reflects on BPD and using her voice to shape local and national servicesRead more

My journey to managing bipolar: Liz's story

Liz reflects on weathering several episodes of extreme euphoria and severe depressionRead more

Battling eating disorders and depression at university: Jenny’s story

Jenny found herself isolated by mental ill-health. Here, she explains the things that helped her recovery.Read more

Art and worry: Gabriel's story

The artist behind the paintings featured in our mental health garden reflects on his own journey to better wellbeingRead more

Making waves for mental health: Shona's story

Shona shares her story of experiencing a breakdown and how it inspired her to take on a round-the-world sailing adventureRead more

Growing therapy: Alice's story

After experiencing postnatal depression, Alice found that gardening really aided her recovery.Read more

Writing a play with my mum about her mental health: Kane's story

Kane talks about his mum's experience of Bipolar disorder and how it inspired his new showRead more

Stay strong and keep fighting: Hope’s story

Hope shares her story of living with anorexiaRead more

Gardens and mental wellbeing: reconnection and reflection

Frederic explains how designing the Centre for Mental Health garden has been part of his therapeutic journeyRead more

Experiencing the decade of delay: Dolly’s story

Dolly on her experience of waiting over ten years to receive effective mental health supportRead more

Paternal OCD: Ashley’s story

Ash explains how paternal OCD manifested itself before and after the birth of his childrenRead more