How are you? It’s a question we rarely answer honestly. To promote Loneliness Awareness Week we’ve been inspired by our Community Correspondent Angela McCrimmon. She has already been documenting her experience of mental health in lockdown through spoken word poetry. This week she shares a powerful and relatable vlog, tackling an important question – how […]
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We mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week with this powerful piece of spoken word poetry, written and performed by Angela McCrimmon.
An anonymous post from one of our Community Correspondents as part of our ‘decade’ theme. The last decade has been hard for me. Ten years ago I didn’t even know that I had everything I needed. But I’ve lost so much of it since then. Six years ago, life felt completely impossible. But time has […]
Recently our Community Correspondents interviewed each other as part of our age and wellbeing series. John has a powerful story to share, emphasising that it’s never to late to seek support and talk about mental health. #TimeToTalk I feel good in my sixties. It’s only in the last seven years that I’ve been able to […]
A post from our Community Correspondent Laura McGlinn I remember the moment I got the news. I was standing photographing black and white images at Rannoch Moor, thinking of my longest and dearest friend of 40 years, far away in New Zealand. It was New Years Day and I just couldn’t stop thinking about her. […]
If you’ve been struggling with mental health problems, the first step to recovery can be a visit to your GP. But it can be a daunting thought. What if the doctor doesn’t understand or you feel you can’t explain yourself? Being prepared can make all the difference, especially if you are deaf or hard of […]