Strong relationships can improve your mental health and help you to cope if you're experiencing a mental health problem.  

Real life story: My mental health issues began at around the age of eight

Anxiety blogger Amy talks about learning to look after her mental health after leaving for University - and how the support of her friends and family has been a big source of comfort.

Real life story: My mental health issues began at around the age of eight

Real life story: My wife was at a loss as to what to do with me

It was only when he started having suicidal thoughts that Alex began to take his depression seriously. He says it's like a different person 'who's decided to live inside your head rent free'. He talks about how it's affected the...

Real life story: My wife was at a loss as to what to do with me

Real life story: Claire shares her experience of love, vulnerability and bipolar

The thing I learned with Steve is that sometimes letting someone see the worst part of yourself is the best thing you can do.

Real life story: Claire shares her experience of love, vulnerability and bipolar

Relationships and depression

Depression affects one in five people in the UK and is an illness that, thankfully, people are beginning to understand better as awareness grows. Less understood, however, are the ways in which depression can affect relationships and how...

Relationships and depression
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Relationships and anxiety and OCD

How does anxiety and OCD affect relationships and what you can you do to support your partner?

Relationships and anxiety and OCD