SUPPORT: A Comprehensive Guide to Mental Illness

SUPPORT: A Comprehensive Guide to Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are medical conditions involving changes in behavior, thinking or emotions that interfere with a person’s ability to do daily tasks or care for themselves. Common mental health disorders include anxiety disorders and mood disorders such as depression, schizophrenia…

RADIO: The Business of Mental Health Skills

RADIO: The Business of Mental Health Skills

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Lisa Jones is the Founder and Director of HeadStrong Training, a UK-based provider of wellbeing and resilience training for businesses and education providers. A qualified psychotherapist, Lisa specialises in helping high-performers cope with chronic stress, mental health, emotional wellbeing, and…

RADIO: The Business of Cultural Grief

RADIO: The Business of Cultural Grief

The intercultural atmosphere Martina Famos grew up in has formed a talent for understanding different cultures and the clashes that can arise when people have contrasting sociological reasoning. This has set the ground for contributing professionally to a peaceful multicultural…

RADIO: The Business of Inspiring a Movement

RADIO: The Business of Inspiring a Movement

Erik DaRosa, known as “Yoda” to friends and clients, is an inspirational speaker and both the Founder and Co-host of mental health focused podcast, From Survivor to Thriver. In 2011, Erik traded in a successful career as a New York…

SUPPORT: Why focus on Mental Health Awareness Week?

SUPPORT: Why focus on Mental Health Awareness Week?

Mental Health Awareness Week should address and involve everyone. We have all sorts of ‘weeks’ now suggesting we should think about some particular subject, some of which only involve a relatively small number of people and therefore can pass us…

RADIO: The Business of School Counselling

RADIO: The Business of School Counselling

Gill Seaton-Jardine, a sponsor of Minds Anonymous, has over 20 years’ professional experience in adult, adolescent and child counselling and professional supervision and works  in schools alongside running her private practice, GSJ Counselling, based in Surrey.  Gill has featured on The…

SUPPORT: Do I need Therapy? Do you need Therapy? Do we all need Therapy?

SUPPORT: Do I need Therapy? Do you need Therapy? Do we all need Therapy?

Do I need therapy? Do you need therapy? Do we all need therapy? Let’s start with considering what therapy is. The Collins English Dictionary gives a definition as follows: ‘the treatment of someone with mental or physical illness without the…

PODCAST: From Survivor to Thriver E48: “Music was the only outlet that wouldn’t judge me”

PODCAST: From Survivor to Thriver E48: “Music was the only outlet that wouldn’t judge me”

Johnny is the Founder and CEO of Cope Notes, a mental health service that uses daily text messages to train the brain to develop healthier thought patterns since, as he says, “negative thoughts don’t schedule an appointment with you.” As…

PODCAST: Anonymous Story Sharing with MA Founder Wizzi Magnussen

PODCAST: Anonymous Story Sharing with MA Founder Wizzi Magnussen

Listen to our founder Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen on Open Journal Blogcast with Mike Douglas. Episode Description: Wizzi joins us today to share some of her lived experiences with mental health illness. Wizzi also introduces us to Minds Anonymous and some…

RADIO: The Business of the Richmond Fellowship A Year on Follow Up

RADIO: The Business of the Richmond Fellowship A Year on Follow Up

Darren Ayres has worked in mental health for 22 years both within Acute and Community settings. His specialist employment service The Richmond Fellowship is commissioned by NHS England to support people with mental ill health both into paid employment and…