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Mark S – Never Giving Up!

#financialhardship #martialarts #actor #nevergiveup My name is Mark Strange. I’m a martial arts actor but I had to do my fair share of fighting to get to where I am today…  I’m from the small town of Leyland in Lancashire, England....

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Luke S – Dealing With My Difficulties 

#cricket #mentalhealth #addiction #professionalsport #recovery My name is Luke Sutton. I was a professional cricketer for roughly seventeen years and I had the pleasure of playing with some of the best players in the world. My life would look...

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Catherine E – Rediscovering Myself

#adventure #depression #mother #mentalhealth Being a Mother for the first time was one of the hardest experiences I had to go through. I felt trapped, alone and lost for the first time in my life. However, even after the years of difficulties...

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Nathan R – Running into My Passion

#mentalhealth #depression #military #extremechallenge -At one point, my mental health got so low, that I didn't really know where to turn. To see who I am and what I am doing today is like I am two completely different people. I am Nathan...

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Travis S – You Are Not Alone

#suicideawareness #veteran #mentalhealth What if your words and actions could make a difference and help others that have travelled a similar path to you? This tale tells of how one person’s shared experience can help combat suicide rates...

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Freya-Raine Hall – Celebrating Neurodiversity

#autism #manchester #student #caringforothers My name is Freya-Raine and I am an Autism Specialist, Disability Advisor at Manchester Metropolitan University.  I grew up in Sale in Trafford and have a younger sister called Ren. We are...

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