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Mental Health Blogs

Organisations including Mind, the Mental Health Foundation and Rethink Mental Illness (amongst others) are continuing to push the mental health agenda through a coalition called ‘We need to talk. Related to this there are a number of blogs and initiatives that are worth being aware of.

Targeting mental health awareness and discrimination in men
http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/wolfpack

Mind – Your stories.  Some interesting case studies and blogs from people who have or are experiencing mental health problems.
http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/

Mind – Blog from a student diagnosed with bipolar disorder
http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/what-it-felt-like-to-be-diagnosed-with-bipolar-disorder/#.U61h_vldXAk

Time to Change – Blogs from a local Councillor on his experience with depression
http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/blog/treating-my-depression
http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/blog/counselled-councillor-depression-part-who-i-am-it-not-all-who-i-am

If you are aware of any further blogs or campaigns that you feel others may benefit from knowing about, please add them to the comments section of this blog.

Mark Allen

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