It’s okay to…Go a little Crazy!

There are so many stereotypes out there when it comes to Mental Health Problems and Mental Illness, one of the biggest being that you are crazy! Synonymous with the person in a straight jacket, rocking in the corner, talking to themselves, someone that can't control themselves, is 'mad', dangerous and unpredictable. The word 'Crazy' is … Continue reading It’s okay to…Go a little Crazy!

Advertisements

Stand Tall Theatre: Schizophrenia

I recently had the chance to see a preview of Stand Tall Theatre’s production of Schizophrenia. This very timely, took place on Time to Talk Day 2018 at the Groundlings Theatre in Portsmouth. The play itself was focused on humanising the illness of Schizophrenia, rather than playing on the demonised, cliched version that we often … Continue reading Stand Tall Theatre: Schizophrenia

Mental Health Awareness Week: How I’m thriving, not just surviving!

This year's theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is possibly one of my favourites; Surviving or Thriving - 'Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health'. Maya Angelou is well known for inspiring quotes and … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: How I’m thriving, not just surviving!