Why Self-Advocacy Matters by See Change Ambassador, Sinead Keating I was diagnosed with bipolar more than 12 years ago at the age of 21, 10 years after my first episode. Since my diagnosis self advocacy has been a central part of my mental health care. Shame, stigmatising preconceived ideas, and judgement about mental illness is, in my...Read More
As a Woman and the Primary Care Giver by See Change Ambassador, Sandra Dillon Movement is incredibly effective at reducing symptoms of depression and its benefits to lifting moods but try telling myself that when I was experiencing mental health issues and anxiety. Now I can acknowledge, I find just stretching my arms...Read More
Lost and Found by See Change Ambassador, Cathy Shah Just over two years ago I lost all access in the family courts to my daughter, due to struggling from long term debilitating mental health issues. As a single mother and woman in this society, this has been one of the most difficult...Read More
Women’s History Month: 5 ways Carrie Fisher obliterated mental health stigma by See Change Ambassador, Claire Kane Carrie Fisher was a bold mental health advocate that all of us can take inspiration from When prompted to write something about a woman in history who advocated for mental health, the first name...Read More
Roles by See Change Ambassador, Lucie Kavanagh “Maybe you’ll marry, maybe you won’t. Maybe you’ll have children, maybe you won’t. Maybe you’ll divorce at 40, maybe you’ll dance the funky chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary. Whatever you do, don’t congratulate yourself too much, or berate yourself either. Your choices are half chance. So are everybody else’s”. Mary Schmich I don’t think my Grandmother’s life story would...Read More
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