Interviews

Mental Health Nurse, and Beat Ambassador, Emma Richard’s “TOP TIPS” for Coping At Christmas

Mental Health Nurse, and Beat Ambassador, Emma Richard’s “TOP TIPS” for Coping At Christmas

Christmas is thought of as a time of year to celebrate and share with loved ones, it’s meant to be a fun filled experience full of festivities and joy. However living with an eating disorder at Christmas time can be incredibly difficult.

Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Stressed & Starving to Star-Performing

Hannah’s story is a must read.
From champion runner, winning medals to running herself down a slippery slope into the arms of her eating disorder.
Hannah almost lost everything she’d spent years working hard and training for.
She speaks truth about stress, it’s destructive impact on our health, but how we, with help and unconditional support of those around us, ultimately have the ability to turn destructiveness into determination to become star-performers

"Blinded By Love" Emotional Abuse Through Her Eyes...

"Blinded By Love" Emotional Abuse Through Her Eyes...

Exploring issues of trust and manipulation within relationships this is brave account that challenges our perceptions of what it means to be vulnerable, and just how easily we can be blinded by “love”.

How To Support Your Child Through Eating Disorder Recovery

How To Support Your Child Through Eating Disorder Recovery

Living with someone suffering from an eating disorder is hard. It can involve full time, round the clock, care at it's worst. It is physically, emotionally draining. It can cause frustration and anger, sadness and despair. But there are ways you can stay on top of your game and make sure you're fully charged and taking care of yourself in order to take care of them. Here I present Janet Richards top tips for looking after a loved one suffering with an eating disorder.... ft. wine! 

Depression Through His Eyes

Depression Through His Eyes

Helping the fight to free stigma from mens mental health, Dan’s honest and open account of his fight with depression is not only fantastically articulated, but bravely allows us a glimpse into what was once his world, and how he’s reshaped his future.

Finding the Strength to Fight Self-Harm & Depression

Finding the Strength to Fight Self-Harm & Depression

A window into the life of *Emily, whose outside self-confident and feisty demeanour masked a disrupted and difficult past, and the strategies she's found important to keeping the rainy days at bay.