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Spotlight on ... young adults

Factsheets, personal stories, articles and mental health resources for young adults. Includes content developed in partnership with batyr and generously supported by Future Generation Global Investment Company.

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Meet Declan

"There's no shame in getting help. There's a lot of people who deal with mental health issues."

Meet Ali

'When I first got diagnosed with bipolar II, I was scared of it.'

'And it took me a long time to realise that a diagnosis wasn't a definition.

'It does take time and it is hard work but it's worth it. When you do get in a place where you do realise it is worth it, that's a special, special moment.'

BPD is a common mental illness. People affected have difficulty managing their emotions and impulses, relating to people and maintaining a stable self-image.

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An eating disorder is a complex mental illness characterised by disturbed eating behaviours, distorted beliefs, and extreme concerns about food, eating and body size, shape or weight.
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