Personal Stories

Hear from people on their experiences of mental health, stigma and discrimination. See what helped, how people were supportive, and how people made it more difficult, along with real examples on how to beat discrimination.

Pat sitting by a window

Pat's Story

Pat shares her experiences of bipolar and how it inspired her to write and publish her book 'Firecracker'.

Pat's Story
Nicole

Nicole's Story

Nicole talks about her experiences of Bipolar, how her life has changed, and how fitness and nutrition has helped her.

Nicole's Story
Terri at Scottish Youth Parliament Event

Terri's Story

Former Chair of the Scottish Youth Parliament Terri Smith opens up about living with Bipolar Disorder and says that just because she's funny, doesn't mean she doesn't suffer.

Terri's Story
Pru in a park

Pru's Story

Read Pru's story on how stigma around her bi-polar cost her friends and jobs.

Pru's Story