Why I talk about mental health

Emma Brooks - mental health advocate

Once I came out the other side of my various experiences with mental health at work, I decided to start talking about it. This eventually turned into blogging and videos

Whilst I was struggling with my mental health, I often felt alone and questioned my sanity. I wondered whether I was just imagining things to be as bad as they were, whether I was reading too much into it, and I certainly thought I was the only one going through such a terrible experience.

But sometimes I would open up to friends and realize that I was far from alone. Unfortunately, quite a lot of people I knew were going through similar situations and had experienced negative work environments. Once I started to feel better, I decided to become a mental health advocate. That’s also why I launched That’s Mental, a platform to house my experiences, resources for others, and much more…

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