Depression

Contemporary Art and mental health. Lizz Brady, Broken Grey Wires.

“this time I ain’t changing my mind, I’m climbing out this abyss”

Trigger Warning – Mild Sui, Moderate SH I’m sick of this but in my sickness and addiction; you’re addictive as they get, evil as they come, vindictive as they make them. My friends keep asking me why I can’t just walk away from; I’m addicted, to the pain, the stress, the drama. I’m drawn in so I guess I’m a… Read more →

created by Sam Whyte, Manchester Mind 2015 - mental health, depersonalisation, de realisation

“It feels as if I am living in a cartoon or a movie” : The Reality of Depersonalisation

With thanks to Krista for this powerful account of her experiences with depersonalisation and derealisation. If you are likely to find this blog triggering then please make sure you are reading at a time that feels safe for you.  If you have you own experiences please do share them either with us or on Krista’s awareness account please do. As this… Read more →

“Just being there for someone can make all the difference. Don’t just say you’ll be there. Be there.”

With thanks to Manchester based writer and lifestyle blogger Charlie for this blog in support of #timetotalk day   Depression is sneaky, pernicious and pervasive. Sometimes, even those who suffer with it may not realise they’re depressed. Or realise it and society’s ignorance means it’s not recognised, not acted on and the sufferer can spiral down. My mum was probably depressed for… Read more →