Cameron Marnoch writes about the isolation of suspension, and how lockdown has highlighted the difficulty of being alone.
Content warning(s): Depression, Anxiety, Isolation, Brief Mentions of Suicide and Racism, Discussion of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Freya Rennison interviews a teacher who has been fighting her way through the NHS’s mental health system for most of her life, and a psychiatric triage nurse in order to understand the way the NHS system uses labels to describe mental health.
Pheebs Jameson (@fatpheebs on Instagram and Twitter) is a young activist, working to fight fatphobia, online abuse, and sexual violence alongside raising awareness of mental health problems. Ellie chatted to her about how she got started, her proudest achievements, and her hopes for the future.
Our Editor in Chief talks with Melanie Onovo, founder of the The Truth of the Matter, about her work in mental health activism.
Content warning(s): mentions of racial harassment