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Loss at Christmas

Loss at Christmas

It's nearly Christmas, steeped heavily in tradition and memories, it can be a particularly tough time to get through when you’ve lost someone you love.

Getting stronger with support

Getting stronger with support

Hi my name is Sophie. I am twenty years of age and I have suffered with depression since I was 15 years-old.

Finishing Transition Year

Finishing Transition Year

Transition Year was a long and interesting year and gave James time to reflect and try other things.

Living with my anxiety and depression

Living with my anxiety and depression

Republished from his blog, this is Jack's experience of dealing with anxiety and depression while trying to get on with his new life in college.

A poem

A poem

This poem illustrates the feelings one young man experienced when dealing with depression.

Postnatal depression nearly ruined my life

Postnatal depression nearly ruined my life

One young woman's story of suffering postnatal depression. How it nearly ruined her life. But, the support of friends, family and professionals helped her get well again.

Talking about my anxiety

Talking about my anxiety

A young man discusses what helps him deal with his anxiety.

Speaking out is helping me move on

Speaking out is helping me move on

A young woman speaks about how her friends and family are helping her come to terms with her grief and difficult upbringing.

Coming out brought me to where I want to be

Coming out brought me to where I want to be

One young woman's story of how coming out brought her to a more positive place.

Moving abroad for college - what could possibly go wrong?

Moving abroad for college - what could possibly go wrong?

Heading off to Cyprus for an Erasmus year during college sounded like a great idea, but it threw up more challenges than this young woman was prepared for.

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