It’s OK to not be OK

There's no such thing as ‘business as usual’ when it comes to mental health - stories from our people

It's good to talk. And there’s no such thing as ‘business as usual’ when it comes to mental health. This World Mental Health Day (10 October), four of our people share their stories on how opening up made them feel less alone. 

It affected all my closest relationships

Speaking out helped Kelly realise she wasn’t the only one feeling the way she was feeling.

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It affected all my closest relationships

Speaking out helped Kelly realise she wasn’t the only one feeling the way she was feeling.

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I was suddenly filled with this constant feeling of anxiety

Sean's issues with anxiety began to subside when he learned to stop fearing it. He is now grateful to be able to share his experience with others. 

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I was suddenly filled with this constant feeling of anxiety

Sean's issues with anxiety began to subside when he learned to stop fearing it. He is now grateful to be able to share his experience with others. 

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I hit a brick wall

When Sam was able to be open and honest with just a few people, she found it made all the difference.

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I hit a brick wall

When Sam was able to be open and honest with just a few people, she found it made all the difference.

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I needed help to get through it

Confiding in a colleague about how he was feeling was the first step on Chris’ journey to improving his mental health. 

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I needed help to get through it

Confiding in a colleague about how he was feeling was the first step on Chris’ journey to improving his mental health. 

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