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Gabi’s story: my struggle with speaking up about my depression and loneliness | Mental Health Foundation

In this story, Gabi tells us how turning 30 was a bit of a milestone for her. But alongside the celebration and her happy feelings of being loved by so many, her life wasn’t matching up to her expectations.

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Grant’s story: running a marathon helped me discover that exercise is the best anti-depressant | Mental Health Foundation

Grant Blair turned his life around with a new found passion for running and has recently completed the ‘Virtual Edinburgh Marathon Challenge’.

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Taylor’s story: raising awareness after my brother took his own life | Mental Health Foundation

Taylor shares his story about how his life has changed since his brother, Kirk, tragically took his own life. He tells us about what Kirk went through and how since then, he has chosen to focus his energy on raising awareness around mental health and looking after his mental well-being. Taylor shares the message that it is okay to reach out when you are not feeling okay.

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Ben’s story: losing my mother to suicide and taking on new challenges to raise awareness | Mental Health Foundation

Ben talks about the loss of his mother to suicide and his choice to support us and help raise awareness and money with his latest challenge.

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