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A story on overcoming the effects of bullying.

  The most challenging time in my life was during secondary school. Primary school felt so innocent in comparison, having no cares in the world, you just looked forward to going to school and playing with your friends.  Having said that, I had amazing friends throughout my time in secondary school, but unfortunately, I was…

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Marie shares her story on overcoming lifelong anxiety

  Ten years ago, I was set to enjoy life after moving home and settling into a new area. Instead of beginning a fresh and positive chapter, a seemingly endless downward spiral of poor health and adversity left both myself and my husband unable to work, afford our home or support our growing family, until…

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Georgie’s tips for helping your colleagues with their mental health at work

Georgie is a great friend of Heads Together, and a Blue Light Champion for Mind. Here, she gives us some tips on supporting our colleagues at work: Once Christmas and the New Year festivities are out of the way, the reality of starting a new year and going back to work soon kicks in. The…

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Jon Salmon – 4 things I wish I’d known before running the London Marathon

As a very proud #TeamHeadsTogether runner at last year’s Virgin London Marathon I have been asked to share a few tips and hopefully some last minute reassurance. Running the London Marathon for Heads Together and Best Beginnings was a life-changing experience for me. From the training, fundraising and talking about mental health it really was…

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Tammi is running the London Marathon to get people talking about their mental health

    My name is Tamara but everyone calls me Tammi. I am 39 years old and I live in Leicester with my husband and my daughter. I’d always been a confident individual but with self-doubt always niggling away on the inside, never feeling good enough for one reason or another. Just over 12 years…

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