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These stories have all been shared by Sheffield people who’ve experienced mental health difficulties or distress. You are not alone. We’ve marked some of our mental health stories with ‘trigger warning’, so you can filter these out below. If you feel affected by the content please visit our urgent help section. 

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SAGE Greenfingers: My Family

SAGE Greenfingers: My Family

I came to Sheffield in 2010 and spent my first year here just staying indoors. I didn’t know a lot...

Butterflies flying into a glass

Roz Davies: Glass Half Full

Since 27 November 1997 I have lived with type 1 diabetes. Some say it is one of the most complex...

Angles; a spoken word poem.

"Angles is a spoken word poem that communicates some of the frustration with how mental illness, particularly eating disorders, are...