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.
Maintaining the balance between self-protection and empathy can be difficult. Lauren Nickodemus tells her story, and how she has established her lines while staying close with her loved ones.
Following a creative writing workshop at Women’s Aid East and Midlothian on the theme of confidence.
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.
Ellen Desmond speaks with the author of Please Read This Leaflet Carefully about fiction, chronic illness, and female pain.
A round up some of the best and brightest updates coming from the global community of mental health practitioners, activists, institutions, and organisations.
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.
If you notice someone seeming isolated, lonely or sad at university: speak to them, offer them the hand of friendship.
Lauren Nickodemus speaks with Iregi Mwenja, founder and CEO of the Psychiatric Disability Organization.
Dan Buchanan and Khaleda Noon discuss the organisation dedicated to supporting the wellbeing of young people in BAME communities around Scotland.