Personal stories

Navigating adult ADHD

Recovery Coach Jean Deacon opened up about her adult ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) diagnosis in a recent Learning Lunch…

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Something inside so strong

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To mark World Mental Health Day, we’re delighted to host a guest blog from our Peer Support Officer Kate Thomas. Kate’s courage is self-evident and the hope she gives to so many from sharing her experiences so candidly is clear to see.

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You didn’t try and fix me

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River felt ready to tell his story after a difficult couple of years working out his identity and dealing with multiple mental health crises. To mark Pride month, we share River’s story and his insights into why Second Step’s support means so much to him.

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My Second Step Journey

For Volunteers’ Week 2022, Support Worker Charlie shares his Second Step journey and how his volunteering experience helped him achieve his goal of working in mental health support.

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