My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

TW: Depression, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, self harm & overdose. I adhere to best practice when writing about mental health so there are no explicit details in the following post. I've been blogging about mental health for over a year now. During that time I've shared snippets of my own experiences but I've never shared [...]

Green Ribbon Campaign

Green Ribbon Campaign

Tuesday, May 1st marked the beginning of the See Change Green Ribbon campaign. The Green Ribbon campaign is all about starting a conversation about mental health and stomping out stigma. Collins Dictionary describes stigma as follows - 'If something has a stigma attached to it, people think it is something to be ashamed of.'  Historically this has been the case with mental health [...]

Mental Health & Illness Charities/Support – Ireland & UK

Mental Health & Illness Charities/Support – Ireland & UK

Need help? Want more information? The following are Irish Mental Health or Illness charities/support services. Don't be afraid to contact someone or do some research - it's why they're there. IRELAND Mental Health Ireland - 'MHI’s aim is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities in Ireland.' A fantastic site for information, MHI [...]

I Own It

I Own It

* At the bottom of this post you will find a link to a list of Mental Health & Illness charities/support services should you need help or information. ​ 'Mental illness' is not a slur, an insult or a derogatory comment if you don't let it be those things. It is simply fact. A state [...]