The Music In You – Part 2 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

The Music In You – Part 2 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] If you want more positive actions, put positive music in your life. It’s important. Cos I’m so aware of how powerful the mind is and how powerful music affects us now, I don’t even play that game. Like, the music I listen to is 95% positive. I wouldn’t say it’s hundred percent, cos I […]
The Spoken Word – Part 3 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

The Spoken Word – Part 3 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] Everyone and anyone has the ability to create and express themselves in writing. I think sometimes we focus too much on it has to be a good poem, or if not a poem, it could be a painting, a piece of art, a song – it has to be good. Actually, sometimes you can […]
Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 5 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] It’s not just the sufferers, you know? We’ve all got families, and it affects the family. It affects the workplace. It affects every aspect of your life. And OCD Action provide support and resources to everybody. We offer a helpline, so an email and phone helpline, which is a listening and information service. We […]
Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I’m running 230 kilometres through the Amazon rainforest of Peru. The actual event is called the Jungle Ultra, and I’m doing the event to raise money and awareness for OCD Action. Why do I take on these massive challenges? My answer is this. Number 1 – it gives my pain some kind of purpose. […]
Understanding OCD – Part 3 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding OCD – Part 3 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] People with OCD often do live with it in silence, and I lived with it for years and years without talking about it because I was too embarrassed about the things I was doing, you know, the behaviour I was doing were really strange, they were unusual. I didn’t think anybody else did them. […]
The Music In You – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

The Music In You – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] When I heard 2Pac – Changes, I cried as a kid, and that’s crazy because I didn’t even know the capacity of how big he was at the time. I just felt it in my spirit. I don’t know what he was talking about but it just connected with me. And I remember just […]
The Music In You – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

The Music In You – Part 4 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] I remember mother going to some therapy sessions, and then them being cut, because the mental health funds got cut for Cheltenham, so four wards went down to one, and she just couldn’t get the help anymore. She was really let down. And that again is a mental health issue because you get into […]
Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

Understanding Hoarding – Part 1 (Instrumental Health – A Mental Health Documentary Series)

[Music] Initially, HoardingUK was just started as the helpline, so I was volunteering Fridays, I put up the one-page website in September, by October I had my first call. I can never say this without welling up. The first thing she said to me was “Where have you been?” The clinical statistics are 2 to […]