Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

An Open Letter to Those Struggling With Mental Health

Recently, the media has spotlighted the topic of mental health, as it should be understood, as a HEALTH issue. In some respects, however, mental health is still quite stigmatized and even a taboo topic. This notion is utterly and completely wrong. Talking to others and reaching out to those who have opened their arms to […]

Writing was my therapy

Lewisham-born Kyle Treslove launched his debut poetry book at the end of Mental Health Week in May this year. In this week’s Blenheim Blog, he talks about his journey of healing after his experience of depression and addiction, and the therapeutic power of writing. “Someone once told me that whenever we bury something, It lies […]

Everybody’s Wellbeing: Families, Relationships, and Addiction

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2016, the focus is on how fundamental relationships are to our mental health and wellbeing. People’s drug or alcohol use can have a big impact on those closest to them, who often find that their own wellbeing can be affected. Healthy relationships are also an important part of recovery. Kate, […]