“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear”

"The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters" As a child I was very fortunate to never lose anybody close to me, I didn't lose any family members and I didn't lose any friends. As those around me coped with the lose of those they … Continue reading “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear”

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Self Harm Day Of Awareness 2018

"I really want to talk to someone about my thoughts and feelings, but I can't" * THERE IS A TRIGGER WARNING ATTACHED TO THIS BLOG POST, PLEASE LEAVE IF YOU SELF HARM, OR GET TRIGGERED EASILY * On the First of March every year the world honours Self Harm Awareness day - A day where … Continue reading Self Harm Day Of Awareness 2018

Transgender Children Need Our Support

Over the last few months transgender children have been the focus of most newspapers, with headlines such as "Sing along children. The skirt on the drag queen goes swish swish swish" in the Sun newspaper and "Church: Let little boys wear tiaras" in the Daily Mail newspaper. Our television programmes are highlighting that being transgender … Continue reading Transgender Children Need Our Support

Don’t be an elf on the shelf – Speak up

At least once in our life we will suffer from a mental health issue, whether its anxiety, depression or an addiction. Our mental health is critical, and sometimes we never get real help, because it's not always "seen". The NHS is extremely underfunded when it comes to mental health services, we always hear of inpatient … Continue reading Don’t be an elf on the shelf – Speak up