Depression: personal blogs and stories

The following blog posts are written by people with personal experience of depression. By talking openly, our bloggers hope to increase understanding around mental health, break stereotypes and take the taboo out of something that – like physical health – affects us all.

My thoughts on becoming a father for the first time

This year I am going to become a father for the first time in my life: I am looking forward to it, but it also brings with it a lot of self doubt.mark's blog I am scared that I won’t be mentally ready for it, as in the past I have suffered with mental health problems. I found it hard to cope with everyday things and I hope now I can cope enough with this huge challenge and responsibility.


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