MENTAL HEALTH TOOLS: W.R.A.P (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)

Wellness Recovery Action Plan was created by Mary Ellen Copeland and a team of volunteer patients from the USA. It is comprehensive program to enable to user to build a plan to suite themselves. It is designed to look at what can trigger a period or mental unstably and have in plan in place to … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH TOOLS: W.R.A.P (Wellness Recovery Action Plan)

YOUR STORIES: Lessons For After Lockdown

This story comes from editor-in-chief Lotty Whittingham. It's no secret that lockdown due to COVID-19 has caused lots of anguish and worry. She wrote about how lockdown effected her mental wellbeing and what she wishes to continue with after restrictions are lifted. During lockdown, my mental health has really been like a roller coaster. I … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Lessons For After Lockdown

YOUR STORIES: The Hidden Year

It's Mental Health Awareness Week, over the next few days we will be sharing some stories from some brave individuals about living with mental illness or ill mental health. This story comes from someone who has suffered depression throughout their life. They speak about a particular year of their life that they have kept hidden. … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: The Hidden Year

YOUR STORIES: Body Dysmorphia In The Metal Scene

A few months ago, Jacob McCrone submitted a story about how a game helped him overcome depression. Now he is writing for Rock Out Stand Out, he has researched into body dysmorphia amongst men in the metal scene and has written a piece. Here is what he found out. I was at Bloodstock a few … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Body Dysmorphia In The Metal Scene

YOUR STORIES: Many Years To Recognise The Black Dog

Band manager Andy Ayres shares his story battling depression in his teenage years and how two very important people in his life helped towards his recovery. It took me many years and a brilliant GP to recognise my anxiety and clinical depression. I had grown up in my school years as so many kids today … Continue reading YOUR STORIES: Many Years To Recognise The Black Dog