Write Your Way to Recovery
Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.
This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites you to write your stories and experiences – and gives you tools to inspire you.Register Now
How Writing Can Help
You're the Hero
For many of us, recovery is a journey of ups and downs. Writing your story can help you see just how many challenges and obstacles you’ve overcome along the way.
Find a way forward
We all feel ‘stuck’ at times. Words can help you get moving again. Writing about an achievable goal or a dream outcome can help you take those small, important steps towards your recovery.
See your successes
It’s easy to spend a lot of time talking or thinking about your so-called ‘failures’. Write your story and you can start to see your successes clearly too.
Writing and Recovery
If you’ve ever put pen to paper to work through difficult feelings, you might already know how powerful words can be. In fact, creating and taking control of their own stories can help people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery.Learn More
The Enduring Struggle
Please note this story references suicide
My issues with anxiety and depression started, well, I don't really know exactly when they started but I remember starting to ask my parents for days off school when I was 10/11 so that is when I pinpointed things starting to affect me. My ...read more