Stay Safe. Stay Connected.By Rick Rossiter Rick Rossiter See Change Ambassador, is a mental health advocate, a father and someone who experiences bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. He dedicates his time to helping educate others on the experience of living with a mental health difficulty. In this video, Rick shares some important reminders as...Read More
(audio recording of piece below) Covid-19 By Nick Groom “When we suffer from poor mental health, one of the last things we sometimes want to hear is, “Sure there are a lot of people feeling like that…” Not only can it feel very isolating, it can feel very dismissive too; that somehow what we are feeling...Read More
“I can remember the frustration of not being able to talk. I knew what I wanted to say, but I could not get the words out, so I would just scream.” – Temple Grandin I worked for almost 20 years as a social care worker. Despite what people tactfully call the...Read More
Ambassador Lucie Kavanagh took part in a series of workshops as part of our “Growing Conversations” campaign in sponsorship with Janssen and in partnership with Aware. Growing conversations was a collaborative project, presenting a show garden in Bloom focused on mental illness literacy. We are hoping when enjoying with the garden, people will get an...Read More
A few words from See Change ambassador, Lucie K, on World Mental Health Day, 2018 There’s a lot I could choose to write about for this year’s World Mental Health Day (October 10th). I could write about stigma. I could write about lack of services. I could write about the gap between private and public...Read More
Written by See Change Ambassador Lucie Kavanagh: Dealing with myself this morning was like bargaining with a small child. I’ll get up…in five minutes. I’ll get dressed…only if it can be a tracksuit day (actually scratch the small child bit-they at least would care how they look). Today is also Mayo Day. I had decided...Read More
Written by See Change Ambassador Lucie Kavanagh: On the 7th of February I started a little project for myself where I wrote a tweet each day, #aMonthofSomedays based on what I was feeling in one random moment or what was going on around me. Living with BPD involves living with moods and emotions that are constantly fluctuating depending...Read More
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