10 Ways to Access Mental Health Resources in the UK

Therapeutic Diversity

For World Mental Health Day 2018 I opened Facebook and was inundated with meaningless platitudes, ‘inspirational’ mental health-related quotes from the likes of Matt Haig and Stephen Fry, and vaguely relate-able links to personal accounts of mental illness. All of which was done with the best intentions, but in a day and age where it is so difficult to find adequate and affordable mental healthcare, it’s easy to get lost in a sea of overly sentimental think pieces and feeling like nobody really gets it.

Because of this I decided a proactive thing to do would be to assemble a list of free and/or accessible mental health resources and information that lots of people may not know to look for. Without further ado, here are the points from that original post:

  1. Self-help books can be immensely useful and teach you most of the skills they’ll give you in NHS (IAPT)…

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Who Is Polly Tommey? – I Speak of Dreams

The movie Vaxxed, produced and directedby Andrew Wakefield, also features a British woman, Polly Tommey, who appears in several scenes in the movie and is listed as one of the seven producers.  She has also been appearing with Del Bigtree and Andrew Wakefield at Q&A sessions following screenings of the movie. Ms. Tommey is well-known in UK … Continue reading Who Is Polly Tommey? – I Speak of Dreams