Time to Change
yesterday at 09:41. Facebook
"She came to my appointments with me, she visited me in hospital and she would come to my house and cook my favourite things."

1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. Sometimes, just being there is enough. Spread the word: if a mate's acting differently, step in.
Time to Change
03/24/2017 at 14:14. Facebook
"Depression doesn't care if I have to get up early and work a nine hour shift; depression doesn't care if I need to get into town to do some basic shopping; depression doesn't care if I've made arrangements with friends."

Life with depression can be really hard - but having supportive people in your corner can really make a difference. Read Della's blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Time to Change
03/23/2017 at 11:39. Facebook
"No, it hadn’t immediately solved the problem. No, I wasn’t immediately in recovery. But I wasn’t shouldering the burden alone. He was there for me."
Tom was in Lucy's corner when she needed it. You can do the same for a mate. Read Lucy's blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Time to Change
03/22/2017 at 10:05. Facebook
"I opened the floodgates to so many conversations about mental health. It has been simply amazing to learn that people are really in my corner."

It took David 30 years to find out people were in his corner. Read his story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Time to Change
03/21/2017 at 10:02. Facebook
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. If your mate's acting differently, doing small things can make a big difference.

Check out Eric's latest tip for supporting your mate. Share the film and spread the word: step in and be in your mate's corner.
Time to Change
03/20/2017 at 12:54. Facebook
"She was in my corner, and having that can be the difference between feeling able to conquer the world and it being the end of the world."

Andrea's mum played a crucial role in helping her come to terms with her depression and anxiety. Read her story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"She didn’t judge or ask lots of questions… she just let me talk and most importantly was there for me in my time of need."

1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem. So, if your mate’s acting differently, listen, don't judge. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. If a mate's acting differently, be by their side!

Check out Eric's latest tip for being in your mate's corner, and find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #InYourCorner
"It reminded me how determined I was to fight through my mental health and that tiny spark of self-esteem reignited."

1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. Read Leah's story about the difference having mates in her corner made: [ Bit.ly Link ]
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. If a mate's acting differently, be there for them – the little things can make a big difference.
Check out the latest of Eric's tips for being in your mate's corner, and find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #InYourCorner
"If you are worried about your friends’ mental health, talk to them. The little things make the biggest difference, like tagging them in a funny meme, sending them a GIF. The little things are what remind people that they aren't alone."

Nikki's friends, Carys and Matt, are in her corner when she's not well. Find out how you can make a difference, like them: [ Bit.ly Link ]
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. Reach out to a mate who needs it - having a mental health problem is hard enough without having to deal with the isolation and shame that comes with it.

Check out the latest of Eric's tips for being in your mate's corner, and find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #InYourCorner
"The little things make the biggest difference like tagging them in a funny meme, sending them a GIF, texting them if you notice they haven't been around."

1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem. So, if your mate’s acting differently, text, call, reach out. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"Being there for someone is really important. Not many people realise until they've experienced someone talking to them when nobody has before."

Liam's friend was in his corner and helped him come to terms with his anxiety and depression. Read his story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. Being in your mate's corner could make all the difference, and it doesn't have to be hard.So if your mate’s acting differently, step in.

Spread the word, share our film.
"You don’t have to choose poetry or be a performer
to say to a mate, I’m right there in your corner."

Watch Pete's spoken word poem on men and mental health. Be in your mate's corner: it doesn't have to be hard, but it could make a big difference. Spread the word – share this video.
"What you have to understand is - that saying you should just get over it, or making someone feel guilty for having a mental health problem, isn't appropriate."

Carl's rugby teammates surprised him with their response when he first told them he had depression. Spread the word, share this video and show that it's not hard to be in your mate's corner when he has a mental health problem....
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"My name is Andy. I’ve suffered terribly with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. When I told my friends, what they did was simply to offer their time and to lend an ear, and it continues to make a great difference to my life."

Read Andy's story, about how his mates rallied round him when he needed it: [ Bit.ly Link ]
"I would find time to meet up – even if it was just for an hour at lunch – for a bite to eat and a game of darts."

Help us get the word out: If your mate's struggling, reach out, listen, support. It's not hard – you just have to be in their corner. Find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #InYourCorner
"Mental illness can be an incredibly isolating, so first and foremost, acknowledging that you are there for them and ready to listen whenever they want to talk, is a great start."

Read Lauren's blog on how to help a friend who's struggling with their mental health: [ Bit.ly Link ]