Meet the mental health bloggers

 

Cadence is a depressive on the hunt for a means to a better life

Candycan has Dissociative identity disorder (DID) aka multiple personality disorder

One little troubled teen has been self-harming for two years and was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She is seeing a counsellor regularly

mindmap wants the life he had back and is looking for some answers

AnnC1 has suffered from depression for many years and felt she was an outsider as a child

BaronessTom is a student with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and suffers from episodes of debilitating depression

Farout dreamer is in a constant search for his identity after a traumatic childhood

Norrms has Early Onset Alzheimer's and while he's scared, he's also happy in the knowledge that he's raised a loving family that will stand by his side

Andrew grice considers himself a 'veteran' of bipolar disorder and gives lectures about the condition at universities

Orange Squeeky has bipolar disorder and has lost faith in mentalhealth professionals

milkybar has had episodes of clinical depression throughout her life andmental illness runs in her family

Fairy_Wings has battled with depression since she started self-harming in her teens. She is now 27

eleni valentine has bipolar disorder and bulimia and is coming to the realisation that her mental health condition is a 'life long problem' that she can't ignore

Kurse30 has been diagnosed with schizophrenia after experiencing changes in his mood and regrets experimenting with drugs in the past

jamieevans has had depression and anxiety since she was a teenager and lives with her anxiety-prone mother

OnceMoreFromTheTop aka Phoebe is learning to cope with the OCD she once saw as a curse

Barmycarmy aka Carmel is on a waiting list for CBT, but is unmedicated and not coping well

Lilruthc has had symptoms of depression for 5 years and now gets anxious and stressed easily

Meg1 wants to track her progress as she comes to understand what having borderline personality disorder means for her

Will-R became depressed 5 years ago after his mum died and has recently started having anxiety attacks 

JustEliza says she's 'spent most of my life trying to solve the puzzle that is me'

ToadofToadHall is a mental health nurse who was in denial about 'the big D'

Piggles aka Emma still struggles to come to terms with being diagnosed with depression. She's eager to chat

Scarlett1984 describes herself as a 'smiling depressive'

sea1 wants help and advice on how to stop her depression disrupting her life

dontcare finds CBT helps her depression, but she still has many low days

Optimist at Heart thought she'd conquered the 'demon' of depression, but now finds it has crept back

Everybody lies feels like she can't allow herself to be happy

GaryP is 16, suffers from depression and recently got over agoraphobia 

Storm&Stress is worried she may relapse after an up and down Christmas and New Year

DarkClouds has recently been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder

Soulmamma is a compulsive list maker and sets herself 3 'happy tasks' per day

Davidsmurthwaite writes about technology and mental health

Booa26 has been suffering on and off with depression, anxiety and eating disorders since she was 14

BigJen is a former practice nurse who has depression, MS and diabetes and 'the best hubby in the world'

DanielS is a web editor and music & film lover who has had clinical depression since his teens

Laurey is 22 and was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder at Christmas 2008

 

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The latest mental health bloggers are...

Katykat lives with arthritis and depression and contributes to both blogs
Candycan was diagnosed with Dissociative identity disorder (DID) last year
One little troubled teen has been self-harming for two years and was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She is seeing a counsellor regularly
mindmap wants the life he had back and is looking for some answers
AnnC1 has suffered from depression for many years and felt she was an outsider as a child
BaronessTom is a student with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and suffers from episodes of debilitating depression

Meet all the mental health bloggers.

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