Kelly Hulse

Kelly Hulse

I’ve been affected by depression since the age of around 14, at 14 I had a drug and alcohol worker because I was drinking a lot at that time. The previous 2 years to that I was being left to look after my younger siblings. Whilst my mum was out doing drugs, as a...
Lija Steel

Lija Steel

I was effected by post natal mental health due to being very ill during my 2nd pregnancy and my baby having to be born at 35 weeks and was very ill too. My baby was in the Special Care Baby Unit for 6 weeks. They call it the baby blues I also suffer mental health from...
Emma Tripney

Emma Tripney

So where to start. Well I have always struggled with anxiety at 6/7 I thought I was having a heart attack before my first piano exam. My main fight with mental illness started at 17 after my papa (my best friend) died I was diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety Disorder...

Caitlin Nolan

This is defiantly not something I usually do. To be honest I was shocked and didn’t really feel I deserved to be a part of this, but I have been asked to share my journey and how I managed to complete a college course, even though I have a mental illness. Where it all...

Aleisha Starnbrook

Hi my name is Aleisha, I am 22 and this is my story of my battle with mental health, how I got there and how I’m getting better. I would like to thank Nicola for this opportunity she has asked me to share my story I am nothing special but just hoping that anyone who...

Charlotte Lamb

Being Different My mental health issues first began when I was around 10 years old. I can remember realising that I was ‘different’ to my peers and that I didn’t really like the same things or play in the same way as them. This is where my friendships began to become...