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Conversations with… Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe is a 25 year old spoken word poet from London. Thomas shares his journey into writing and performing poetry and the influence that experiencing depression has had on his work. How long have you been writing poetry? About 10 years. I started out writing hip-hop and then moved onto poetry when I was… Continue reading Conversations with… Thomas Wolfe

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Advance Crisis Planning

I wanted to write a little bit about advance crisis planning: what it is, who it's useful for, how to do your own. I'd like to clarify some terms that appear in this post or might be useful otherwise: Capacity: having capacity means an individual is able to make decisions for themselves and about themselves. Lacking capacity means… Continue reading Advance Crisis Planning

Mental Health & Wellbeing

5 Ways to Tackle Low Mood with Distraction

Today, as I'm writing this, I'm fighting the urge to crawl into bed and pull the covers over my head. My antidepressant dose was doubled last night and it's stolen almost every drop of energy I have. (Please forgive me if my writing reflects how much my brain feels like it's gone to mush.) Between going… Continue reading 5 Ways to Tackle Low Mood with Distraction