Megan Potts

WRAP: What it is and the Role it Can Have in Recovery

When Megan Potts trained in perinatal peer support, she discovered Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) and how it helps mental health and wellbeing.

People like you, talking about their experience with depression.

Living with Depression: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage depression and other mental health challenges. Each story gives a first-person account of living with depression, with tips for finding the right mental health support and coping with depressive episodes. 

49 Depression Patient Stories

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How I Use Self-Care with MS to Stave off Bouts of Depression

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health
7 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

These Social Media Scare Tactics are Damaging Our Mental Health

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You
9 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell

Finding Support to Manage Depression at Work
5 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Finding Support to Manage Depression at Work

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health
6 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

How to Find Mental Health Help in the LGBTIQ+ Community
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How to Find Mental Health Help in the LGBTIQ+ Community

 How the Pandemic Fuels My Compulsive Social Media Usage
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How the Pandemic Fuels My Compulsive Social Media Usage

6 Nutrition Tips for Mental Health – for Lockdown and Beyond
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

6 Nutrition Tips for Mental Health – for Lockdown and Beyond

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health
1 min
article

COVID-19: Managing your Mental Health

Navigating Motherhood with Mental Health Problems
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

Navigating Motherhood with Mental Health Problems

I Reduced My Working Hours to Protect my Mental Health
4 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

I Reduced My Working Hours to Protect my Mental Health

How to Help a Loved One Through a Panic Attack
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How to Help a Loved One Through a Panic Attack

How to Manage a Depressive Episode
6 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

How to Manage a Depressive Episode

Writing an Open Letter to My Mental Health Companion
5 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Writing an Open Letter to My Mental Health Companion

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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