Steve Mallen's own personal journey in mental health began standing next to his son's coffin, who devastatingly died by suicide. He's demanding a shift in attitudes towards mental health research so others don't have to face the same tragedy.
Flo describes why her own experiences of mental health lead her to helping to fund "vital" research with a Dare to Swear challenge.
Mental health writer Tina McGuff talks about her own experiences of anorexia, and why it's crucial to intervene early and invest in research to save lives.
Tiffany describes the darkness she has experienced, what lead her to find help - and the "unmeasurable" value of mental health research.
Rachel saw the impact that bipolar I had on her mother growing up. She's been a mental health advocate ever since.
Georgia blogs about the frustration she feels at the lack of understanding around mental health and how research could brings hope.
Katie's mental health problems began after a traumatic event when she was 12 - she blogs about the importance of investing in research for young people.
Professor of Psychology and MQ researcher Rory O’Connor works on reducing suicide and self-harm. He explains why he's swearing to take on mental illness.