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August 6, 2019
Big Life’s charity, Self Help, has been delivering mental health services since 1995, when we ran our first peer-led self-help group for people suffering from anxiety and depression.
July 22, 2019
Looking back 18 months, I think I can admit to being a bit smug. We have always made local recruitment part of what we do. Reflecting the diverse c...
July 9, 2019
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...
June 7, 2019
'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'
May 29, 2019
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.
March 19, 2019
In the face of adversity, there has never been a more important time to break down barriers and to build stronger communities.
November 5, 2018
I didn't want to leave the house. I basically pushed everyone away; I just wanted to be left on my own.
October 31, 2018
My therapy has changed my life. I feel lighter - like a cloud has lifted me!
I can now say I have less anxiety, I am a more positive person, and I know how to improve my situation
Having someone guide me through developing techniques which help me deal with my anxious symptoms was very supportive
I was always made to feel ‘at home’. I felt valued, and this gave me so much confidence