Your mental health stories
Stories written by people like you, about mental health.
Read stories about how people have dealt with their mental health problems caused by the stress of living with a lung condition.
Your stories about mental health
Wellbeing during a pandemic
Emily was first introduced to Pilates when recovering from surgery. She finds that it helps her better understand her own body and gives her the confidence to get back to being active and strong. Here she explains how her Pilates sessions could help you this winter.
Thanks to Active Steps my quality of life improved immensely
Thanks to our Active Steps programme, Susan went from being unable to walk across a room without getting breathless to spending hours on her feet in a safari park.
I have to smile, even when I feel like I'm falling apart
Brian has stage 3 COPD, but he's staying positive for his family.
I can't imagine living alone with a lung condition
After spending a night away from his partner, Dick has a newfound appreciation for the emotional support she provides.
Our life with IPF
Maxine is a wife and a carer. She's making as many memories as she can before it's too late.
I fight anxiety and depression every day
Julie shares how she copes with a long-term lung condition and depression. Read her story
Mental health is as important as physical health
Phil explains how his team helps people with a lung condition who have anxiety and depression.
Caring for my mum was difficult but rewarding
Elizabeth talks about the challenges of supporting somebody with severe COPD.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.