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Stress and Bipolar

14 May 2018

This Mental Health Awareness Week is all about stress… as a person who lives with bipolar, managing stress is something I have had to learn.

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Aisha’s passion pays off

18 April 2018

A domestic violence survivor made a passionate plea to MPs and peers for children to learn more about domestic violence in school.

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Learning with St Basils

23 March 2018

“Changing the way you do things can make all the difference”. This was the message from St Basils – a young people’s homeless charity in Birmingham.

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My art is a positive form of escapism

14 March 2018

Two pieces of Martin Dagger’s art, who knows what it is like being homeless, will be shown at a Bristol exhibition devoted to the artwork of homeless men.

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#HomeEqualsHope on BBC Radio Bristol

26 February 2018

Paul, who is telling his story as part of #HomeEqualsHope, joined Second Step Chief Executive on BBC Radio Bristol at the start of Homeless Awareness Week.

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#HomeEqualsHope – Without a home, I had no future

15 February 2018

Paul lost his home and all his belongings while he was treated in a psychiatric unit under a section. Paul said: “It was horrific to lose everything”.

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