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Frankie Bridge: If we stop talking about mental health, stigma wins [Video]

It’s safe to say, not many of us will have found the past year easy.

We’ve faced something unprecedented and millions of us have experienced a mental health problem, or seen friends and family struggle, for the first time in our lives.

Many people who, like me, were already living with a mental illness, have seen our mental health plummet further, while the support and networks that usually supported us disappeared overnight.

It’s been worrying, but perhaps unsurprising, to see that depression rates have doubled, and emergency referrals for crisis care have seen a massive increase since the start of the pandemic – the reality is that we’re facing a mental health crisis.

Just like any other crisis, history will judge us by what we do next.

As a proud Mind Ambassador, I was really keen to use this opportunity as Metro.co.uk’s Lifestyle Guest Editor – in Mental Health Awareness …

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From Australia man recording No air, no leaving the room for 338 hours, second time in my 11 days here someone has totally smashed up there room, babies crying. You go crazy being all alone. Is this really necessary. I myself had 9 negative tests before being denied to quarantine at home and I am vaccinated. Why ? What is the price of Victorians mental health ? does any one actually care ? This guy is threatened to be gassed by authorities if he doesn't calm down. Posted By Persist