Being a Paramedic means Andy deals with some life and death situations, but here he tells us about how he manages his depression to keep going.
Have you ever felt different? Not quite part of the normal world? Ross spent most of his life feeling like that, but he’s proving that those feelings are perfectly normal too.
From bipolar to blogging, Aymie has taken control of both of them to help herself and others understand the condition.
Bryan was only recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. It's quite a first step on a journey, but one he's making the most of.
Losing one family member to suicide is bad enough, but Kyle has lost two. Despite those heartbreaking episodes, he’s determined to make a difference in his own community.
Paul has been through the system, took life’s punches and is still here trying to change attitudes to mental health.
After reeling from his first experience of social anxiety at Uni, Shuranjeet looked for help from friends and from within. It’s a difficult but beautiful journey.
Luke tells us about his journey from drugs and drink, via suicidal thoughts right through to expressing himself in poetry and music.
POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING for a story, told in three parts, from Gary that details the before, during and after of his suicide attempt.
Game Over is a black comedy musical about two men who commit suicide on the same night and have to compete via a series of game show rounds for the right to stay dead. It's X Factor meets judgement day! Written and directed by Dave. This is his story.
At 12 years of age, Arun was being bullied and turned to alcohol for support. Now in his 30s, Arun has recovered, wrote a book and works in an industry he loves. In your face bullies!
After the devastating loss of his baby, Warren threw himself into looking after his family rather than himself. What else would you do ‘as a man’…..
A physical illness that took a turn for the worst left James struggling, but thanks to the great people he has around him, he’s back on his feet and more determined than ever.
Dan has certainly been through the ringer in his own time and through the loss of friends to suicide, but he has channeled his negative experiences into creating some incredible music. Credit to Andrew Benge (@AndrewBenge) for the photo.
Chris tells us all about how his faith has impacted on his mental health and how he now uses it for to help others.
In these days of ‘hundreds’ of Facebook ‘friends’ or Twitter followers, it can be easy to forget how many REAL friends we’ve got. Ross tells us all about one of his.
Following the recent, tragic death of musician Scott Hutchinson, Craig was so moved he decided to write his own experiences to share with family and friends, some of whom were not previously aware. Craig shares with us exactly what a panic attack feels like!
A genuinely uplifting blog from Ross all about his battles with Borderline Personality Disorder and how he’s inspiring others to declare “I Am Not Ashamed”
From introvert to Time To Change champion advocating for better mental health. It’s been quite a journey for Peter and you can read about it right here!
Ryan is a versatile television & radio presenter, popular audience warm-up artist, talented stand-up comedian, DJ & MC and one of the UK’s finest hosts. He also has ADHD. Here, he tells us how it has shaped his life, but not held it back.