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.


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.

Q&A With Dave Chawner

Ampersand sat down with comedien Dave Chawner to talk about comedy’s unique ability to reach people about eating disorders.


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.

In Praise Of Sleep

Solution focused therapist Gin Lalli shares her expert advice on sleep as the best medicine.

These Secret Histories Are Mine

Dan Buchanan reflects on Black History Month, on secret histories, and how it can make the distant north and the mysterious south feel closer together.