#ThereForMe - Yvonne and Allyson's Story

Yvonne thanks Allyson for the support she gave her through the difficult time of losing her mum and dad. This is their story.

#Thereforme - Jess & Caroline's Story of battling Anorexia as a Family

Jess was diagnosed with anorexia four years ago. She says the illness tainted nearly every aspect of life; she was too physically and mentally exhausted to focus on anything. Jess's mum Caroline encouraged her to ask for help; to do things like yoga and reading to manage stress. This is their story.

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We are opening up Heads Together to organisations and groups of all shapes and sizes that support our ambition to create millions of conversations on mental health in 2017 and change how we all talk about our mental wellbeing.

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Heads Together Runner Stories

Heads Together is the Charity of the Year for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon. We want to make it an opportunity to get the country talking about mental health and our runners are leading the way. These are their stories.

Each person has a different reason for running the marathon & here you can discover what inspired the Heads Together runners to run for mental health.

Meet Team Heads Together


Heads Together has the privilege of being the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year. If you were successful in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 ballot and have your own place to run, you can register to join the Heads Together team and raise money for mental health.

Register to run with your ballot place


Help us build on the great work being done across the country so that prejudice and fear no longer stand in the way of people getting the help they need. Let’s get our Heads Together to eliminate stigma and change the conversation on mental health.


Through our work with young people, emergency response, homeless charities, and with veterans, we have seen time and time again that unresolved mental health problems lie at the heart of some of our greatest social challenges.

Too often, people feel afraid to admit that they are struggling with their mental health. This fear of prejudice and judgement stops people from getting help and can destroy families and end lives. Heads Together wants to help people feel much more comfortable with their everyday mental wellbeing and have the practical tools to support their friends and family.

The Heads Together campaign will build on the great work being done by our partner charities so that prejudice and fear no longer stand in the way of people getting the help they need.

Being the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year is the perfect springboard for the Heads Together campaign. We cannot wait to see hundreds of runners hitting the streets of London this April to end the stigma and change the conversation on mental health once and for all.

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  • The Duchess of Cambridge
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  • Prince Henry of Wales


Heads Together brings together The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in partnership with inspiring charities that are tackling stigma, raising awareness, and providing vital help for people with mental health challenges.

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