Mental Health

Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

By Danny Bowman Imagine a day in the year where millions of conversations are triggered about mental health. My younger self at the age of eleven when I was diagnosed would not have believed you if you had told me this would be a reality by 2014. Time to Talk Day was created in 2014 by the Time to Change […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · Mental Health
How bullying can affect your mental health

How bullying can affect your mental health

by Devan Witter The aim of Time to Talk Day is to get as many people talking about mental health as possible. At the moment, people with mental health problems are made to almost feel isolated because of their condition. They are made to feel worthless about themselves just because of how other people react. Time to Talk Day is […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · Mental Health
Danny Bowman visits Cranford Community College

Danny Bowman visits Cranford Community College

by Danny Bowman One of my hardest times suffering from a mental illness was at school; a mix between dealing with the tribulations of pre-adulthood and the lack of understanding shown by my peers and teachers. That’s why when I was asked by Altruist Enterprises to speak to students at Cranford Community College, Hounslow in my capacity as mental health […]

by · 21st January 2017 · Mental Health, Blog
A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

She was the star that started wars over stigma and discrimination against mental illness and those who suffer from it. Carrie Fisher, best known for her spectacular performances in the Star Wars Franchise playing Princess Leia, she was hugely successful throughout her career, as a writer of ‘Postcards from the Edge’, in which she was nominated for a BAFTA film […]

by · 29th December 2016 · Mental Health
Social Media and Christmas

Social Media and Christmas

The holiday season is upon us with all the cheer, love and hope it hopefully brings. Family, friends colleagues and strangers come together to enjoy and rejoice in the Christmas cheer. This is no more visible then on social media networks with people snapping every happy memory with family, every alcohol filled night out with friends and every holiday snap […]

by · 23rd December 2016 · Mental Health
Danny Bowman on LBC Talk Radio

Danny Bowman on LBC Talk Radio

Thursday 22nd December This afternoon, Parliament Street’s mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman was on LBC Talk Radio discussing the implications of too much social media use around the Christmas holidays. You can watch the interview here.

by · 22nd December 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room
Danny Bowman on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show

Danny Bowman on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show

Thursday 22nd December This morning, Parliament Street’s mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman was on BBC Newcastle’s breakfast show discussing the implications of too much social media use around the Christmas holidays. You can watch the interview here.

by · 22nd December 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room
Mental Health and the Economy

Mental Health and the Economy

By Danny Bowman, Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman Every week I see on the news a collection of stories about cuts to mental health services and the catalogue of effects it is having on individuals who are not able to get help from our National Health Service (NHS). This is a constant reminder how far we still need to come […]

by · 5th December 2016 · Mental Health, Blog
Defeating the Threat of Cyber Bullying

Defeating the Threat of Cyber Bullying

Fresh of his media tour promoting Parliament Street’s mental health campaign, and having appeared on Good Morning Britain, Attitude Magazine and Sky News, Danny Bowman speaks out about the scourge of cyber bullying. In our society today everyone seems to be online; using social media as a way of creating a chronological timeline of their every action and every life […]

by · 19th September 2016 · Mental Health, Blog
Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman in Attitude Magazine

Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman in Attitude Magazine

Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman, is featured in the October issue of Attitude Magazine, talking about his struggle with mental health and making policy recommendations. Digital and print copies of the magazine are out now. To read Danny’s acclaimed report into mental health and body image, click here.

by · 14th September 2016 · Mental Health, Press Room