Guest Bloggers

Handle with Care

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.

The Trauma of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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.  

The Right to be Me

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.

My teacher got me through secondary school alive!

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.