Let me introduce you to a wonderful Tweeter I came across; Just a Girl. She is an amazing woman, and I’m sure on reading her story, you will also agree. Just a Girl is a mental health campaigner, columnist, tiara wearing cat lady. She’s had a really difficult time in the past few years and she has chosen to share it with you in this blog. Continue reading to hear of her abusive relationship, her addiction, homelessness and where she’s at today.
Andy has written about the trauma of his obsessive compulsive disorder with grit and passion; explaining why he finds it difficult when people flippantly say ‘I’m a bit OCD’. Andy is a Media and Cultural Studies Graduate from Liverpool John Moores University, originally from Manchester. He loves writing, sports and the arts and is passionate about mental health awareness; especially concerning male mental health.
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This is a fabulous activity to do with the whole family or with individual children. With a little creativity, it can be a really useful tool, whatever your aim. I have explained how to use the tool and have given some examples of how I may use it too. Make sure you get information like this by signing up to my newsletter for parents and carers!
If you’re concerned that your relationship, or that of a loved one, is emotionally abusive, in this blog I share some of the content I wrote for Teen Vogue; using my 12 years experience of supporting women and children survivors of domestic abuse.
Stella Eden, survivor of domestic abuse and author, shares the last page of her book in hope that it helps other women in similar situations, the find the courage to change their lives too.
For International Women's Day 2018, Lauren Barclay, founder of the Youth Mental Health Matters charity, has written a guest blog about how one special teacher got her through secondary school alive. She wants you to know how easily you can be a Miss Mitchell too.
Hannah Brown, of aneartohear.co.uk, has used the anology of a house restoration to describe the complexity and size of recovery from anorexia. She describes the process she experienced from being exhausted to asking for help and building her restoration team.
Hope Virgo, Author, Mental Health Campaigner and Public Speaker has written this emotional and personal account of how her inner thoughts manifested during the beginning of her battle with anorexia. Created to raise awareness of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018.