We amplify the voices of our community, provide them with a space to share their experiences, and allow them to connect with readers who may have a similar experience.

A Blether

Dr Lorna Hill explores the benefits, and the happiness, of a wee blether, a long-winded chat, which makes life easier.


Mental health & wellbeing are increasingly present in arts, culture, and media. More people are speaking out, creating thought-provoking content and making support more accessible.

Ampersand Reports

A round up some of the best and brightest updates coming from the global community of mental health practitioners, activists, institutions, and organisations.

Ampersand Tries

There are so many services and tips out there to help us manage our lives — the team at Ampersand tried a couple, and these are our favourites!


We share findings from our own research, talk to experts, industry volunteers, activists, academics, and professionals in the hope that their knowledge and experience might be helpful or reassuring.