Personal stories about mental health

Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people every year and no one should feel ashamed. By sharing our experiences, together we can end the stigma.

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Norwich is one of the hotbeds of anti-stigma activity - there has been a huge amount of work going on there, and in Norfolk more widely, with Time to Change's Stuff Stigma project and Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust fantastic local champions of the anti-discrimination message.Yesterday's live pledge...

That's how Frank Bruno talked about how some people's reactions to his mental health problems hurt, in the TV and radio studios today. Frank and I were talking about mental health discrimination and the Time to Change campaign on radio and TV all morning, and Frank's honesty and openness about his breakdown is...

Sarah talks about how she overcame her eating disorder and went on to write a book about her experiences to raise awareness about the condition.My name is Sarah. I'm twenty four years old and this is the best year of my life so far. Healthy, happy and excited about the future. I never thought this could be me. I never...

Trisha has personal experience of mental illness, even spending time in a psychiatric hospital. And compared to when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, Trisha believes...


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