We advise before submitting your blog to save your entry on a Word document - in case any technical issues arise. If you are experiencing issues, please email your entry to

You are also welcome to share your experiences on our Support Forum. Join/log in here.

Remember, if you're in need of support, our confidential services are always here.

Creative Expressions Guidelines

How is depression different from feeling low? One of the most common misconceptions surrounding depression is that it is comparable to feeling a little sad or down. Many people who...
Posted by
20th Jan 2020
This blog was written by counsellor, self-help author and SANE champion Lynn Crilly about her journey leading to the release of her newest book in the Hope series, 'Hope with Depre...
Posted by
13th Jan 2020
Ok so as it’s coming up to Christmas and we all look back at our year, I can say I’ve had the best. You see I may well have spent a lot of time at the start of the year...
Posted by
07th Jan 2020
I was diagnosed with Bipolar in 2003 and sectioned for a month in a Mental Hospital which saved my life. Over the last 16 years I have suffered from 8 further psychotic episodes en...
Posted by
01st Jan 2020
I have been blessed with both Autism, Bipolar, and a loving father. We have recently been reading books about both Bipolar and Autism. He says my personality has changed drasticall...
Posted by
13th Dec 2019
The funeral planning process can feel like a whirlwind, logistically, financially and above all, emotionally. While it can be tempting to bury our heads in the sand until everythin...
Posted by
11th Dec 2019
Hi. I'm not really sure where I want to start with this as I've never written a blog before, but I hope that what I have experienced can help someone else. I've been living with ex...
Posted by
05th Dec 2019
Where do I start.... I am feeling so much pain right now and struggling to find a way forward. My husband has left me after eight years together. I am beyond devastated. I have bee...
Posted by
23rd Nov 2019
If only people understood Today was the day. The day I knew I was actually capable of harming myself. I had been off on sick leave for almost a year, obviously everyone just though...
Posted by
18th Nov 2019
Hello, My name is Colette I am gone try to explain my life, of some events that has damaged me and effected my mental health. I am a 41 year old single mum, raising a 9 year old bo...
Posted by
16th Nov 2019