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.
Coralie talks about the impact that mental illness has on her life and why research is so important.
Angela Scanlon, television presenter, broadcaster and journalist, reveals why she's swearing to take on mental health.
James, who was left without effective help for OCD and eating disorders for years, explains why he's swearing.
Kirsty was 11 years old when she started self-harming. Now age 27 she's still dealing with issues - but she's not given up hope for a brighter future.