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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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Bird in the sky

Stacey Anderson: Bird

Soaring High in the sky Looking around Enjoying the view The houses The hills  The trees The people The sky...

sunshine

Stacey Anderson: Sunshine

Sunshine Sun shinesBrightly through my windowI crouch Writing wordsThe morning rainA distant memoryThe wind blowsA cool windThe clouds float awayLeaving...

rain falling and bouncing on the ground

Stacey Anderson: Rain

Rain Darkness has enveloped the light The wind blows strongly The rain lashes on the windows Leaves that spin in...