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
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Osama's Story

Racism and bullying at school had a huge impact on Osama's mental health - but he's now speaking out to help others.

Osama's Story

Sam's Story

Sam shares his story about how racism and bully negatively impacted his mental health, and how volunteering has helped.

Sam's Story
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Holly's Story

Watch writer Holly McCormack speaks about tackling self stigma and mental health in education. Hear Holly's advice for people worried about how their mental health will affect their learning and why she will continue to fight stigma and discrimination.

Holly's Story