Resources

Sexual Abuse:

www.truthproject.org.uk

napac.org.uk

 

Addiction:

Alcoholics Anonymous UK

Gamblers Anonymous UK 

Narcotics Anonymous UK 

Overeaters Anonymous

 

Recommended Reading:

Recovery: Freedom from our Addictions by Russell Brand

 

Eating Disorders:

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/.../help-treatment

 

Recommended Reading:

Stand Tall Little Girl by Hope Virgo

Brain over Binge by Kathryn Hansen

 

Mental Health:

https://www.mind.org.uk

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk

https://www.samaritans.org

 

Recommended Reading:

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig

Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig

 

Links to collaborators of The Silent Scream:

Ashley Peterson. Ashley is a mental health nurse who speaks openly about her own ongoing battle with a major depressive disorder. Her blog Mental Health at Home aims to raise awareness about mental illness and create a community where people can feel comfortable speaking openly about mental health. Ashley is also author of Psych Meds Made Simple: How & Why They Do What They Do available for purchase on Amazon.

Connect with Ashley: mentalhealthathome.org

 

Cheryle Brown. Cheryle writes a blog at Bonheur Health and Happiness which is dedicated to finding a healthier, happier and more conscious way of living. Follow her on her Year of No Fear journey, sparked by her written contributions for The Silent Scream anthology.

Connect with Cheryle: https://theyearofnofear2019.com

 

Emily Jacob. Emily is a coach, NLP master practitioner and changemaker. She set up ReConnected life to help rape survivors shed the shame and blame and live a reconnected life. Emily’s book, To Report or Not to Report: Survivor Testimony of the (In)Justice System is available to buy on Amazon. Emily is also a featured author in Uncaged: The Rise of the Woman Badass and Kintsugi.

Connect with Emily: https://reconnected.life

 

Flora Westbrook. Flo is passionate about capturing raw emotions and the stories of those she photographs. She uses photography as a tool for healing and runs “love yourself” photo sessions.

Connect with Flo: www.flotography.co.uk

 

Gurpreet Raulia. Gurpreet’s debut poetry collection Looking for Summer is available to purchase on Amazon now.

 

Karen Horsley. Karen has published two of her own poetry books I am the Stars in the Sky, which is about her mental health battle, themed through Despair, Isolation, Change, Peace and Hope and Kaleidoscopic Beauty. Her poetry has also featured in Further within Darkness and Light and The Voice of Eve magazine.

Connect with Karen:

Blog: blueskydays365.com

Twitter: @HorsleyPoet

Facebook: @blusskydays365

 

Kate Morgan. Kate has a PhD in mental health and is a qualified Angelic Reiki practitioner. She works with individuals to help them on their journey of recovery from trauma, depression, anxiety and emotional distress to reach a place of healing, harmony and acceptance where they can understand their authentic self and their life purpose.

Connect with Kate: www.twowolveshealing.com

 

Katie Finch. Katie is a Yoga Teacher and Therapist specialising in supporting people who experience anxiety and depression. She uses a combination of Yoga practices like meditation, breathwork and mindfulness combined with talking therapies to help people uncover how to find their true happiness.

Connect with Katie:

Website: www.Kitkatyoga.wixsite.com/kitkatyoga

Facebook: @kitkatyoga

Instagram: @katiekitkatyoga

 

Michelle Catanach. Artist, Author, Creative Coach and Chief Rule Breaker. Michelle helps parents & children break the mould and realise their potential using creativity as a tool for healing, transformation and authentic self-expression. It is her dream that we all unshackle ourselves from social conditioning and create a more inclusive world where we can freely express who we are [not who the world wants us to be]. Michelle has published two books available from Amazon: Uncaged: The Rise of the Woman Badass and Boys Do Cry.

Connect with Michelle: michellecatanach.co.uk

 

Tuesday Guidera. Tuesday provides yoga classes for kids aged between 3-12 years old in a fun and creative way.

Connect with Tuesday: www.kidsthatyoga.com