Friends of Worth Living

BringChange2Mind working to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. Spearheaded by actress Glenn Close, the organization provides a global forum for people to share their stories and promote wellness and acceptance of all that are affected by a mental health condition. With videos, news, events and more, www.BringChange2Mind.org is a hub for all resources related to ending stigma and discrimination. Join the discussion. Glenn, Jessie, Pamela, and the BC2M Family have  been wonderful to Keith since he joined in 2009.

www.bringchange2mind.org

We help others achieve their goals and navigate their way through their own wellness journey.
We share resources and make connections. Mickie Bowe is the Executive Director. Her compassion and empathy for others is admirable.
Keith serves as Chair of the Board of Directors

Quite possibly the coolest couple in mental health, Emma and Steph, run Mental Movement based in London. They have a great understanding of mental health challenges and always demonstrate great empathy in all their work.

www.mentalmovement.co.uk

Hear Your Mind  is an anonymous social  networking platform for people suffering from mental illnesses. It is a safe space to clear your mind and connect with like minded people.  It was simply started to initiate conversations around mental health and is currently focused on India and USA.

www.hearyourmind.org/

OC87 Recovery Diaries is an interactive website that features stories of mental health, empowerment and change, created by and for those whose journeys of recovery speak to audiences from all walks of life. This project hopes to touch as many lives as possible and bring light to the lived experiences of recovery from mental illness: what matters, what helps, what’s hard, what might be next?

www.oc87recoverydiaries.com

To Love And Inspire is a mental health resource for all who struggle. We share positive messages through love and inspiration with the entire world along with providing mental health guidance for all in need and empowering fellow organizations in their work in ending social issues across the globe.

http://www.tlaiorg.org

Todd Leader, RSW, RPsych

Todd, an alumnus of Cape Breton University and Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Social Worker. He has spent the last 26 years working as a transformational leader in health services and in health promotion, particularly in the areas of mental health, addictions, and primary health care. He has also been teaching in the Faculty of Science at Saint Mary’s University for the same 26 years. Todd has earned the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Saint Mary’s University Students’ Association. As well, health services under his leadership have earned two international best practice awards, and a leadership award for excellence in women’s health.

Most recently, he was appointed by the Nova Scotia Minister of Health and Wellness to the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Innovation in Mental Health and Addictions. Todd has been the President of the Public Health Association of Nova Scotia, a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Public Health Association, and is currently the President-Elect of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia. Todd has spent his whole career working as an advocate for client-centered health services, and evidence-based healthy public policy. His most recent accomplishment is that he has written a book called “It’s Not About Us; The Secret to Transforming the Mental Health and Addiction System in Canada”. www.leader-development.ca

Double Depresso

Weekly Podcasts of conversations with performers about mental health and negative thoughts in the arts. Hosted by Ben Turner.

https://omny.fm/shows/double-depresso-podcast

DJ Scratchley Q is the Official DJ for the Worth Living Organization.

She is 23  years old from Manitoulin Island, Ontario, who loves sharing her passion for DJing with the public. She is a natural performer who has no problem filling a dance floor and keeping it moving. Scratchley Q is a high energy performer who has established a reputation as a versatile and professional, hardworking DJ. Scratchley Q has DJ’d many events including; bars, dances for all ages, benefit concerts, private events and socials, formals and proms, birthday parties, anniversaries, stag and does, weddings, talent events, New Year’s Eve parties, Pride events, outdoor concerts, corporate events, retail, collaborations with other artists, and many more.

Scratchley Q has mixed 5 Volumes of Worth Living BPM Therapy and is a regular contributor to the Worth Living Blog with  her Top 10 Lists.

https://www.mixcloud.com/djscratchleyq/

Darkspots

A small team of individuals hoping to fight those mental ‘Darkspots’ and raise awareness of just how common everyday anxieties and stress are. Our offering to the UK? A monthly box subscription service, filled with products, techniques and ideas that will have you back to full battery power sooner than you think. See our website for more details on just how we are approaching these issues and join the movement now.
www.darkspots.co.uk

Kamaria Fleary

She is a Personal Growth Practitioner who provides fun and forward-thinking programs to help young women of colour develop self-love and success. She graduated with a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology with Professional Development from Brunel University and an MSc in Psychoanalytic Developmental Psychology from University College London (UCL). She aims to continue her studies with the pursuit of a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy. She has appeared on TV ONE’s Women-Today show as a panellist and featured on BBC Radio’s 100 Women discussion “Does Feminism Include You?” as an invited member of the interactive audience. She presented her research at UCL and The Anna Freud Centre’s Evidenced Based Practice Unit’s 10 year anniversary conference celebrating progress in child and adolescent mental health and is a member of the British Psychological Society.

www.kamariafleary.com

Fit Mind Matters

Based in Ireland, Fit Mind Matters was set up by Lee Havern, a Mentor spreading the Happiness message through Mental Health and Well-being through Blogs and Podcasts. No topics are off limits for us to talk about. Check out our Blog and Podcast.

 

Social Media:

Website – www.fitmindmatters.com

Podcast – https://www.itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/fit-mind-matters-podcast/id1185076688

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/FitMindMatters/

Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/FitMindMatters

 

Beth Allen

Beth  is a Mental Health Advocate, and an active video blogger, check out her YouTube channel – Miss Anxiety –  that aims to be and fun and truthful whilst showing life with Mental Illness. Having suffered in silence for 10 years with GAD, Emetophobia, Anorexia and Depression, Beth is 100% committed to showing the world that it’s okay to not be okay.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCajMKcqj5t4RhziQ6pvNHAQ/videos
Twitter : https://twitter.com/RealMissAnxiety
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realmissanxiety/

Lesya Li

Lesya is a founder / editor at http://HavingTime.com  – digitally native story magazine and a worldwide community rooted around the idea of impactful storytelling providing readers with inspirational stories, helpful tips and some rather mind-twisting answers to life’s challenging questions. She finds her passion for life in traveling, reading and writing, practicing yoga and exploring.

Website: http://www.havingtime.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HavingTime
Twitter: https://twitter.com/havingtime
Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/102280785144907117113/+HavingTime/posts

Breathe Mental Health is an online directory for mental health and wellness bloggers. Readers are able to search and browse the directory for blogs they may wish to follow. From anxiety to yoga, Australia to Canada, Breathe Mental Health’s mission is to bring like-minded individuals together.
Website: www.BreatheMentalHealth.com
Instagram: Instagram.com/Breathe.MH

WhereAnxietyTalks is a wonderful cause that makes custom made accessories in order to end the stigma around mental illness. Our aim is to get people talking and allow everyone who is battling with mental illness, to feel like they aren’t alone. We are so excited to be working with such an amazing organisation such as Worth Living, and we are so proud to do so! Let’s support one another, The Conversation Starts Here;

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/whereanxietytalks/

Etsy – https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WhereAnxietyTalks

Kelly Waite BCA

Kelly is an English TV personality who stars in hit reality TV shows “Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners” and “Obsessive Compulsive Country House Cleaners” gaining over 2 million you tube views. She is also a former National and International Beauty Queen winner,featuring in many American fashion/pageant magazines. She has been published internationally in many high profile press including: The Sun, The Daily Mail,  The Times of India,  Radio Times, The Huffington Post, Kompas (Indonesia), Capital Bay (Australia), and Celebrity news and gossip.

Kelly is also a Multi Award Winning Activist/Patron, winning many awards including the American International ‘Visible Hero’ Award 2017, a prestigious BCA (British Citizen Award) Medal from the House of Lords/ Palace of Westminster , and ‘Most Inspirational’ at the 2017 Inspirational Women Awards which was a celebrity red carpet event. She is the UK face of and Ambassador for ‘ The Dream Foundation of Uganda’, Celebrity Ambassador for ‘Bullies Out’, Ambassador and Model for MOD Models of Diversity, Patron for Women’s Aid UK, Activist for invisible illness.  She also gets involved with many other charities in her community
https://bulliesout.com/ambassador/kelly-waite-bca/