Time to Change
Time to Change
06/24/2017 at 08:22. Facebook
"I want you to know it’s not my fault that I am the way I am. I want you to know I am not a ‘drama queen’. I also want you to know that staying silent is not the answer." Zunzika shares what she wants you to know about her depression: [ Bit.ly Link ]

What do you want people to know about your mental health problem? Share now using #Iwantyoutoknow.
I want you to know its not my fault that I am
Paul O Rourke
Frances Tyzack
Time to Change
Time to Change
06/23/2017 at 12:27. Facebook
"I want???????????????? you to know that mental illness can take a hold of anybody and it does not discriminate, nobody looks like they have a mental illness."

Evie writes about #Iwantyoutoknow, and shares what she wants everyone to know about her own mental health: [ Ohevie.com Link ]
I want???????????????? you to know that mental illness can take a hold
Gina Panayi
Karen Barrett
James Poulter
Time to Change
Time to Change
06/22/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
"I’m not sure if my thoughts are always obsessive but my mind rarely switches off." Here's what Chris wants you to know about his anxiety [ Bit.ly Link ]

Join our #iwantyoutoknow campaign where we share the one thing we wish people understood about our mental health problem.
Im not sure if my thoughts are always obsessive but my mind
Kelly Keenan
Camilla Robinson
Mandy Burrows
Time to Change
Time to Change
06/21/2017 at 13:56. Facebook
Danny shares what he wants you to know about his mental health problem. What do you want others to know about yours?
Danny shares what he wants you to know about his mental health
Kerry Weston
Brenda O'sullivan
Aretena Polská
Time to Change
Time to Change
06/20/2017 at 11:55. Facebook
"I want you to know that just because I'm out of hospital, it doesn't mean I'm always fine."

Let's make it easier to understand mental illness. Join in with our #Iwantyoutoknow campaign, where we're sharing the one thing we wish people understood about our mental health problem.
Becky Hawkins
Niamh Bays
The Horsfall
From depression and OCD, to anxiety and schizophrenia, there are so many myths and false beliefs around mental illness. What do you wish people understood about your mental health problems?

All week, we'll be sharing the things that people want the world to know about mental health problems. Share your own using #Iwantyoutoknow.
The Horsfall
Dave Mordaunt
Sarah Jones
"Men’s relationship with mental health is a challenging one. Asking for help is hard and as a man who feels an obligation to his family you want or perhaps need to be seen as the lynchpin."

Shaun shares his experience of growing up among men who didn't acknowledge mental health, and the impact that's had on him: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Mens relationship with mental health is a challenging one Asking for help
Amanda Cox
Marc Messenger
Bethany Laranjo
"There are people out there who never gave up on me; who persevered with me when I was unable to give a thing back. They are people who, when I felt like an astronaut cut free from his tether, grabbed hold and pulled me in. They don’t even know they did it."
Chris shares his experiences with anxiety and depression, and the difference the people around him made. [ Bit.ly Link ]
There are people out there who never gave up on me who
Rick Davenport
Cath Gardner
Brian Kemp
“It was difficult to discuss things at first, to let my feelings show, because even blokes can get vulnerable...but it helped me through the most difficult times.”

Eian shares how having people in his corner helped him when he was suicidal and encourages all men to open up: [ Bit.ly Link ] #inyourcorner #MHW2017
It was difficult to discuss things at first to let my feelings
Donna Maria Brown
Leonora Fletcher
Helen Watret
"My father never spoke about his mental health and it ultimately became too much. Thankfully, I’ve felt supported enough to be open about my own."

George shares his experiences coming to terms with anxiety, and being fortunate to have someone in his corner: [ Bit.ly Link ]
My father never spoke about his mental health and it ultimately became
Jean Harris-Atherton
Norman Hewitt
Julia Neo Baker
"If I didn't have someone in my corner, I hope I'd be okay - but I know for a fact I'd be a lot worse."

Carl talks about how depression robbed him of happiness, how it affects his social life, and how his friend Michael steps in to help out. Spread the word: being there for a mate has the power to change their life.
Mandy Smith
Billy Fowles
Mel Nutter
Men are more likely to say that mental health problems are the result of a ‘lack of self-discipline and willpower’. Suicide is also the leading cause of death for men under 45.

This week is Men's Health Week: it's time to change the way we think and act about men's mental health.
Men are more likely to say that mental health problems are the
Doug Bassett
Charmaine Phelps
Rebecca McCormick
"I’m asking you to not sweep this under the rug. Help to make mental health a well-known and often talked about topic, because the more we talk about it the easier it gets."

Marie blogs about why she feels mental health is still a taboo subject, and what we can do to change that: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Im asking you to not sweep this under the rug Help to
David Hobbs
Donna Maria Brown
Andrew Pearson
"Look around you. If you are sat in a public place, at at least one person near you who has experienced depression. You wouldn't know it, because depression is invisible, and not everyone with depression fits the stereotype."

Nicole wants to people to understand that depression shouldn't be dismissed. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Look around you If you are sat in a public place at
Fiona Higgins
John Dunlop
Frances Tyzack
"I don’t shy away from speaking out. Even when people are ignorant, I like that because it gives me a chance to challenge those opinions.”

Frances blogs about people’s attitudes towards her eating disorder and why she wants to change them: [ Bit.ly Link ]
I dont shy away from speaking out Even when people are ignorant
Karen Goult
Sammie Barnes
Cecilia Rivers
"We ARE the woman who lives next door. We ARE the lady you wave to on the school run everyday. We are not a sub-section of society who needs to stay in the shadows."

Hayley won't stay quiet about her mental illness, because talking can save lives. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We ARE the woman who lives next door We ARE the lady
Stella Baldock
David Rowe
Jackie Williams
"Even with all the support I get, there is still a large percentage of nay-sayers. People who showed no understanding or any empathy towards my condition. People who have tried to put me down, sometimes literally."
Veteran mental health campaigner Faris shares his story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Even with all the support I get there is still a large
Jackie Williams
Sue Blewitt
Fiona Higgins
“Even though I still deal with the same issues day to day, what I remember through it all is just how many people are in my corner.”

Sophie blogs about how various people, from strangers to family, have helped her through her mental health problems and how you can be there for someone: [ Bit.ly Link ] #inyourcorner
Even though I still deal with the same issues day to day
Leonora Fletcher
Emma Wing
Pamella E Morgan
"Just because sometimes you feel anxious about something but then you managed to get over it does not mean that it is that easy for everyone. The first part of being a good support for someone struggling with mental illness, in my opinion, would be to never make light of their experiences."

Samantha blogs her top tips on how we can all be there for someone with a mental health problem: [...
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Just because sometimes you feel anxious about something but then you managed
Ellie Blair
Marty Drury
Max Molyneux
"Mental illness is not something to be feared – if you just sit down with us, talk to us about it, you can understand what we're going through." George shares his experience with people's attitudes.

Watch more of George's vlogs on his channel: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Craig Boughton
Pamella E Morgan
Stuart Siney