Mental health conditions

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a mental health condition, or you want to learn more about different mental health problems, we’ve got information on symptoms, treatments, and useful contacts on a variety of conditions.

For information on topics including sleep, grief, self-harm or body image, our help and information page hosts a range of resources and tools.

Content warning: within these mental health condition pages is an explanation of each condition which is likely to include content that might be triggering.


Suicide is not a mental health condition in itself but there is a connection between mental ill health and suicidal thoughts. Find out more about what it means to experience suicidal thoughts and what to do if you need support for yourself or someone you care about.

Go to suicide page

Share your story

If you’re living with a mental health problem or mental illness, we’d love to hear from you.

Your story could help others facing similar challenges or improve people’s understanding of what it means to live with a mental health problem. Your personal story, or that of a loved one, may also inspire people across the country to support our work by fundraising or getting involved in our campaigns.

Please get in touch with our friendly Communications team at [email protected] with a brief outline of who you are and your story.

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  • Submissions will be edited for clarity and safety, according to our brand guidelines
  • We do not link to blogs or stories on other websites
  • It is not possible to for us to host guest blogs or paid-for content
  • Where possible, we ask that stories used on our channels have not appeared online elsewhere.

We are a small team with limited capacity. We do our best to reply to everyone but it might take us so to come back to you to let you know if it’s something we’re able to explore further. Your patience is very much appreciated.

Help and Information

Whether you’re living with a mental health condition or supporting somebody who is, it’s crucial to have access to up-to-date information. Visit this page to find out more about different mental health conditions or find where to get help.

Go to Health and Information page

Health and Wellbeing

Whether it’s work or juggling the balance of relationships and childcare, there are many lifestyle factors that contribute to stress that eventually lead to further mental health problems. We’ve got lots of tips and ideas covering the key areas of health and wellbeing to help you manage your mental health and feel your best self.

Go to Health and Wellbeing page

How much do you know about mental health?

Mental health issues are more common than you might think. In fact, poor mental health affects more people every year than cancer or heart disease. Despite these high statistics, there still remains a huge stigma around the subject.

Take our interactive quiz

Download our mental health information guide

Our ‘How does it really feel on the inside?’ guide provides facts about common mental health conditions as well as practical self-help tips and advice on how to speak to your doctor.

Download the guide