In this blog, Beth from UK, shares her journey of mental health and how tattoos have helped that journey. This article in no way encourages people to get tattooed ( especially underage teenagers) but rather to promote acceptance and challenge the negative perception of tattooed people as well as the idea that tattoos are aContinue reading “#mentalstories – Tattoos & self-care – Beth, UK”
Meet one of our EuroYouthMH Advocates Grace, from UK. Talking about importance of youth participation and finding alternative supports whilst waiting for services.
The fantastic Jonny Benjamin, advocate/writer/many other things, but most importantly a FACILITATOR at the European Youth Event 2018 with us in June later this year, tells us his #mentalstories of growing through mental distress growing up in the UK. You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: Home @Mrjonnybenjamin
Tomek from Poland, now living in Spain, tells us his experience of dealing with his mental health at a very young age in Warsaw and how different perspectives can make the difference in a bad or a good decision for a young person. My mental health story begins at the Primary School in Poland. IContinue reading “The Little Wrestler #mentalstories – Tomek – Poland/Polska”
Merry Christmas all from everyone at Euro Youth Mental Health CIC!!!! With this in mind, our co-founder and co-director Irina Buruiana tells us of her experiences at Christmas, and that for many they can difficult times of the year, during a period of expectational happiness. Christmas is the “jolly” period of the year. But isContinue reading “Christmas is not always magic #mentalstories – Irina – Hungary/Magyarország”
Katerina gives us an insight into her experience of growing up in Czech Republic, transitioning from an adolescent to an adult and being challenged by her mental health to the point of eventually getting a diagnosis… I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when I was 21, however I observed the symptoms of this mental illness during previousContinue reading “My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika”
In the first of our #mentalstories Marija Novak (Ghostwriter name), a 25 year old, from Croatia reflects on her experiences in dealing with mental health difficulties from early childhood right through to university. Thank you, Marija for your #mentalstories. Trogir Croatia Mental health… the first time I heard this term was when I wasContinue reading “Anxiety through life #Mentalnepriče #mentalstories – Marija – Croatia/Hrvatska”