When you truly believe you're immune to harm, life gets complicated.
The ‘This Is England’ actor puts his bipolar disorder, troublemaking childhood and love of Lancashire into semi-autobiographical new series, ‘Brassic’.
My bipolar depression isn't something I try to hide, but I wanted to face the potential stigma head on.
"I took on the challenge of studying my father and his condition by photographing his daily endeavours."
"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression, that it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."
A new study found that a common parasite often spread by cats is not to blame for the development of mental health issues.
It can still be dangerous to disclose your condition to your line manager, so how can we change work culture to protect the mentally ill?
We're told to speak about our problems, but that overlooks the fact it's sometimes hard to realise there even is a problem.
I compulsively imagine eating my dog's shit. I might call your mother a cunt and mean it. Do you ever feel the same? Let's talk about it.
Emigrating is stressful enough when you're well, but it gets more complicated if you have mental health problems to contend with.
For years, my family fought to keep my father out of institutionalized living. We never dreamed it would turn around his mental health.