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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Karen's Story

Karen reflects on her own mental health experiences – and why the See Us movement has the power to make a huge difference for people who are struggling.

Karen's Story
Neil

Neil's Story

“O.C.D” author and most watched poet of all time Neil Hilborn talks about his experiences of mental health and how writing has helped him.

Neil's Story
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Chik D's Story

Chik talks about his experiences of OCD, and the support he's received from friends and family.

Chik D's Story
Chik

Chik's story

When I started to become unwell with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder I spent a lot of energy trying to hide it and I didn’t speak to anyone about it for at least a couple of years. I didn’t know what was wrong so didn’t know to get help.

Chik's story
Christine

Christine's story

I find the stigma I experience in relation to living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) comes in the form of a damaging misconception of what the illness actually is.

Christine's story