Depression is a tough subject. There's no getting away from the fact that it's a painful illness that affects many of us, but I want to take a moment to talk about recovery and how it can begin to happen without us realising. I didn't think I would ever recover, but I did. To mark … Continue reading Surviving or thriving? How I realised I was actually recovering from mental illness
"She isn't depressed. She goes to work everyday and I see her out at the weekend" This is the kind of thing I hear muttered again and again about people with mental health issues. Everyone says they are more 'aware' of mental health problems, but when push comes to shove they don't always want to … Continue reading What does depression look like?