Forty seven year old Paul experienced low mood and anxiety following work-related stress from a demanding career. Recognising the signs, Paul decided to enrol on a six weeks course and has never looked back; crediting the course with giving him the tools he needed to help to tackle the problem.
Bradford District and Craven Talking Therapies have already helped many people. See their stories below.
A demanding teaching career left Margaret feeling anxious and low after the demands of the job left no time for a social life.
Now retired, 70 year old Margaret decided to enrol on a course and has credited the course with helping her get back on track.
From the age of eleven Gemma felt anxious and shy in social settings. This led to Gemma experiencing low mood, anxiety and loneliness during her teenage years.
Now 20 years of age and a confident dental nurse, Gemma benefited from enrolling on a course which led to a boost in self-confidence and a positive impact on her life.
Thirty seven year old Andrew would like to inspire people to talk about mental health, to help people understand they are not alone.
Andrew experienced low mood and decided to enrol on a course and has never looked back, crediting the course with helping him get his mental health back on track. The course helped Andrew to recognise the importance of talking, not only to trained professionals available through the service, but also to friends.