Personal Stories

Hear from people on their experiences of mental health, stigma and discrimination. See what helped, how people were supportive, and how people made it more difficult, along with real examples on how to beat discrimination.

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Estelle's story

Estelle has struggled with her mental health since she was 18 years old. Here, she talks about some the stigma and discrimination she has faced when trying to get help – and why she’s chosen to share her story to help others.

Estelle's story

Hannah's Story

Hannah shares her experience with an eating disorder and personality disorder.

Hannah's Story

Daytona's Story

Daytona shares her experiences of Borderline Personality Disorder and why it's important to challenge the stigma around certain mental health conditions.

Daytona's Story

Isla's Story

Isla discusses her experience with Borderline Personality Disorder at the lack of support and services.

Isla's Story
Danny

Danny's story

I have Borderline Personality Disorder and I feel the stigma of this disorder comes from the misleading name. People hear the name and make the wrong assumption.

Danny's story