I Needed My Mum! – Rachel Kelly’s story of surviving depression

By Rachel Kelly, Bestselling, award-winning author, mother of 5

There can be no greater example of the fact that we still need our parents once we have become parents ourselves than my experiences of mental illness.

It all began 17 years ago with my first major depressive episode. It wasn’t that my darling husband didn’t want to help: he did his very best… It was my mother who lived nearby and who could spend the days with me. […]

Is Your Teenager Depressed?

By Dick Moore, Teenage Mental Health First Aid Advisor

All of us find life tiresome from time to time, or feel anxious, irritable, tired, distant or sad. Adolescence is a time when our emotions are especially volatile and unpredictable, when the various challenges being faced […]