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We need to reduce the stigma surrounding the homeless. Many of us are surrounded by homelessness yet choose to be ignorant. ‘Filthy Rich and Homeless’ on London Live

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I watched the whole series of ‘Filthy Rich and Homeless’ on ‘London Live’ last night, and learnt even more about homelessness than I knew already.

The programme was based around five rich volunteers (ranging from 21 – 39 years old) who gave up their money and possessions to put

……Continue reading We need to reduce the stigma surrounding the homeless. Many of us are surrounded by homelessness yet choose to be ignorant. ‘Filthy Rich and Homeless’ on London Live

Thank you to all who do not stigmatize, who have read my memoirs and supported me/been friends with me afterwards (showing non-stigma) and everyone else for supporting my books!

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Flowers for you all! I was just thinking about how many lovely on-line friends and author supporters I have, through my blog, facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social networks. Some of whom I chat to privately. It got me thinking about how most people in my real life have

……Continue reading Thank you to all who do not stigmatize, who have read my memoirs and supported me/been friends with me afterwards (showing non-stigma) and everyone else for supporting my books!

Sharing our stories to beat stigma around mental illness and mental health issues

Well, as we know from my two memoirs and my many blog posts on my website, and continuing articles, that I have been sharing my story about my mental illness, life story and recovery and now, if I may, I would like YOU to share yours on my website.

I’d like to know about your

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It’s 3 years since I began my mental illness anti-stigma campaign so, to celebrate, I’m giving my memoir away FREE for everyone on 17th April 2013!

I began my mental illness anti-stigma campaign and wrote my first article on mental health 3 years ago on 17th April 2010, so, as a celebration I am giving my memoir ‘My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me’ away on Wednesday this week! (17th April).

I have really enjoyed writing about my experiences of

……Continue reading It’s 3 years since I began my mental illness anti-stigma campaign so, to celebrate, I’m giving my memoir away FREE for everyone on 17th April 2013!

Happy Christmas and a Happy New year for 2013 but do not forget the homeless/underprivileged, the topic of pets, child abuse, elderly, fighting mental illness stigma and YOU!

Whilst getting involved in bustling high street shopping and looking forward to my Christmas dinner, I cannot help but remember those who are not in the same position as myself and most of us… Those who are ill, in hospital, and all those around them… Homeless and underprivileged families… Mental illness… Child abuse…

Spare a

……Continue reading Happy Christmas and a Happy New year for 2013 but do not forget the homeless/underprivileged, the topic of pets, child abuse, elderly, fighting mental illness stigma and YOU!

World Mental Health Day is 10th October 2012 and this year is the 20th Anniversary of the day (set up in 1992)

World Mental Health Day is on 10th October this year AND it’s the 20th Anniversary of the day. It was set up in 1992 and it is a lovely occasion to celebrate and raise awareness for all of us involved in mental health and illness in one way or another.

So, I would like to

……Continue reading World Mental Health Day is 10th October 2012 and this year is the 20th Anniversary of the day (set up in 1992)