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Depression And Anxiety As A Student

Depression And Anxiety As A Student

I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety 6 years ago, and as a young person, this has shaped almost a quarter of my life. As a university student, living with a mental illness comes with its own unique challenges. Whether...

Living WithBipolar. A Spouse’s Perspective

Living WithBipolar. A Spouse’s Perspective

It took me by surprise when someone asked me what it was like being married to someone who had bipolar disorder. Somewhat bizarrely, in 25 years of marriage no-one had ever asked me that before. On reflection, I realised not...

Mental Health – A Teacher’s Perspective

Mental Health – A Teacher’s Perspective

I have been a secondary school teacher for over 22 years, teaching French in several different schools in different counties in England. Over the last five years, I have seen a huge increase in the number of students suffering...

Living with Bipolar. A daughter’s perspective

Living with Bipolar. A daughter’s perspective

Bipolar affects not just the sufferer, but also those around them. As a daughter growing up with a Dad who was bipolar, my experience was very different to other young people my age and even to my mom and sister. I don’t think...