Thousands of individuals have added their voices to our movement to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.

These blogs are full of great campaigning ideas and stories. They are written by people who have attended our events or have helped us campaign.

By talking about mental health they aim to break down stereotypes and take the taboo out of something that affects us all. Pledge to share your experience of mental health today >>


A band of brothers

As Chief Executive of abandofbrothers, I was delighted when the charity was awarded Time to Change funding to run our project, entitled “Man Enough.” I thought I would have much to offer the project. I have to honestly admit that I thought I would be facilitating the process of change for others rather than seeing any changes or benefits in my own life. However, the Man Enough project has taken me on a real personal journey.

Depression: it took a crisis to make me talk

I experienced mental illness for years but it took something huge to make me eventually open up. It was no longer my choice to talk, it was unavoidable. I wish I had disclosed my problems sooner and had control over when the truth came out about my mental health. Just as it’s never too late to talk, it’s never too early either.

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