Ahead of Father’s Day we spoke to André Tomlin, a mental health researcher, founder of the Mental Elf website and dad of Ava, Luca & Edie Rae. He shared with us his own experiences of depression as a father, and his hopes for what mental health research could achieve for his children.
Mental health blogger and advocate Natalie talks about her experience of mental illness and why she feels it's important to 'own' her depression.
An anonymous blogger describes how sexual abuse and mental illness have impacted her life, and explains why we must break the stigma surrounding mental health.
Claire Eastham, MQ ambassador and mental health advocate, shares her reasons for supporting MQ and argues for a more radical approach to tackling mental illness.
Alex describes what it was like to experience psychosis for the first time and explains why she wants to see the same funding put into finding treatments for mental illness as there is for physical illness.
Rob is a mental health advocate and supporter of MQ. He's about to take on one of the toughest cycling challenges imaginable - cycling the entire Tour de France. In his blog he shares his own experience of bipolar, and explains why he has decided to put his physical and mental endurance the test, in order to raise funds for MQ.
After losing multiple close family members, Kirsty's mental health detoriated. In this incredibly honest blog, she opens up about her grief, treatment and how she hopes research can help others.
Hope is an MQ ambassador and mental health advocate. In this blog she explores her own experience of living with anorexia and asks what research might be able to do to prevent the development of eating disorders.