BALLOONS & THE BRAIN | Q&A 🎈

With Emma (Balloons & The Brain) What mental illness do you have? General anxiety disorder, recurrent depression and borderline personality disorder. 2 years ago I received the official diagnosis of GAD and recurrent depression – these were of no surprise. I always had the symptoms of anxiety, just never knew exactly what was going on…

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WHAT ARE MY EXPERIENCES OF MENTAL HEALTH?

By Abbie Mitchell What are my experiences of mental health? You ask.That differs each day and depends on which face I mask. Some days I wonder whether I even struggle,My mind is content and happy like a mental cuddle! I’ll feel warm, independent and ready to go,Like a summer breeze inside me, I radiate, I…

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MEDICINE & THE ARTS: HUMANISING HEALTHCARE 

This was actually a 6-week course which explored the different ways in which we could overcome the technological and scientific constraints to make medicine more humane. I thought I’d share some of the key learning points from this course, particularly parts of the course which I found especially thought provoking. Some areas that were discussed…

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