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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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How to get your voice heard

There’s no shame in asking someone for support if you’re feeling low or stressed. Everyone goes through patches where they don’t feel as good as they should.

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Paul Jones: Bandages

As I walk this path of time, tearing each bandage from the healed pain of darkness restrained by the invisible,...

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Jack: University Challenge

For anyone currently at University, I doubt it’s any sort of a surprise that the number of first year students...

Community Stories: Food and Mood

Community Stories: Food and Mood

February's theme was Food and Mood. We all need food and nutrition; we can safely say that we definitely have...