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Finding the strength to move forward – Carly’s Be Well journey

My mental health and confidence was on the floor when we first met – you really helped me to pick myself up after a year of grief a...

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From surviving to thriving – Lucy’s Big Life Journey

'I was afraid for myself and my family. I didn’t want to die but I saw no other way in my mind. This is when I knew I had to get help'

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Child poverty – it’s time to be outraged

When I spoke at an event last week on child poverty, one of the audience asked – why aren’t we outraged? Well, I am outraged.

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No more important time to break down barriers

In the face of adversity, there has never been a more important time to break down barriers and to build stronger communities.

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Working Well, Feeling Better – Kelly’s Big Life story.

I didn't want to leave the house. I basically pushed everyone away; I just wanted to be left on my own.

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Enjoying life again: Katherine’s Big Life journey

My therapy has changed my life. I feel lighter - like a cloud has lifted me!

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Facing Fears: Helena’s Big Life Journey

I can now say I have less anxiety, I am a more positive person, and I know how to improve my situation

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Out of My Comfort Zone: Therese’s Big Life Journey

Having someone guide me through developing techniques which help me deal with my anxious symptoms was very supportive

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Taking Control: Kris’ Big Life journey

I was always made to feel ‘at home’. I felt valued, and this gave me so much confidence

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Stars recognised at annual Big Life awards

Almost 300 staff from across Big Life came together on Friday 21 September to celebrate their hard work at the 2018 Staff Awards.

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Question free schools – but don’t overlook the success stories

When we decided to bid to set up and run a free school, it wasn't an endorsement of educational policy, but a pragmatic response.

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Volunteer to full-time: Andrea’s Big Life journey

I looked in to volunteering as a way of gaining the skills and experience I was missing.

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