Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health

Earlier this year we were successful in a bid to take a group to and facilitate a session at the European Youth event.  Written by co-director Irina and then delivered by Co-director Nick and 3 volunteers Mental Health Advocates Demjan, Jonny and Nives, click on the link below to read our summary report and recommendations … Continue reading Young people from across Europe ‘speak their mind’ on mental health

Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)

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. https://youtu.be/_o3u0S6-7EU   You can see and hear more from Jonny on his website or Twitter below: http://jonnybenjamin.co.uk/Continue reading Jonny Benjamin – UK – #mentalstories (click to see video)

My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika

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 previous … Continue reading My journey to acceptance of being bipolar #mentalstories – Katerina – Czech Republic/Česká republika