People living with dementia are rarely heard - they are reduced to their condition or care they need. But it is their stories that make them who they are, and for many, it is the distant past that defines them most.Explore Story
For the families of Ghanaians with mental health or substance abuse issues, shackling their loved ones can seem the only option.Explore Story
Dreams of Life
For many, dementia comes with confusion, distress and fear. But in some special places people are finding the dignity they deserve, the joy they seek and the love they need.Explore Story
In My World began in a prison cell in South Sudan. Robin Hammond recalls the heartbreak and the conflict that inspired a campaign.Explore Story
They trust care homes with their relative's lives. The care stopped. Dozens died.Explore Story
The Rohingya of Myanmar have been forced from their homes. Thousands were killed, wounded, raped. None have peace.Explore Story
They risked their lives to get to Europe. They thought they had escaped the trauma & would find peace, a future, a home. They were wrong.Explore Story
In Ghana, where treatment is rare, Prayer camps promise to lift the ‘curse’ of mental illness. For years patients can wait in chains. All the while, their demons remain.Explore Story
Rehabilitation cannot take place behind the high walls of an institution. Only in liberty can one find true healing, peace, love.Explore Story
For the very poor, mental health support hardly exists. With no access to counselling, medicine or professional care, all they have is faith.Explore Story
Peace is not found by escaping war. Hopes have been left behind, trauma has followed, and tension for refugees seeking new lives in overcrowded camps, is suffocating.Explore Story
In cells with no space and prisons with no peace, the future holds little hope. Despite overcrowding, inmates feel alone.Explore Story
War shreds the fabric of society. As armies crush homes and hope, those with health and resources flee. But not all can. In the chaos, the most vulnerable are left behind.Explore Story
People with mental health conditions can live full lives. For many millions though, confronted with poverty, conflict and neglect, life is misery.It’s time people with mental health issues were seen, heard and valued.
Explore the stories of real people facing mental health challenges above. See how they live, hear their voices.