mental health

STILL A TABOO SUBJECT, by Rachel Jayne Cannon by Newcastle Discovered

This topic is a hard one to talk about. Not just because mental health and awareness is still a taboo subject, although I don’t think that it should be. If we talked about depression and suicide openly and without negative stereotypes, then maybe the number of suicides a year would drop. That is my goal. This topic is a hard one to talk about, because it hits so close to home for me. But that’s why I have to include it.

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Free Workshop Empowering Young People On This Weekend by Brooke Tunbridge

​​​​​​​Being Herd, a free two day workshop that empowers young people to give a voice to their story of mental ill health is on in Newcastle this weekend.

The workshop is aimed at helping young people aged 18 to 30 who want to learn how to share their experiences of mental ill health to help other young people.

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