On the 7th Day of Christmas…

Let’s look back at the different approaches to gender identity by Donald Trump & Theresa May. You may remember Trump attempted to ban transgender individuals serving in the US armed forces, a little while ago. Ultimately the Supreme Court overturned this attempt. At the same time, the UK government announced plans to make it easier…

On The 6th Day Of Christmas…

Another submission today, this time from Jody. Jody told us that she gets inspiration from the Dalai Lama and his teachings when she needs it. More here Check out her amazing blog, you might even relate to it.‬ Follow us for our 12 Days of Christmas as we open more doors on our advent calendar….

On The 5th Day Of Christmas…

The UK banned gender stereotypes in commercials. We looked at why this was significant here. Follow us on Instagram for our 12 Days of Christmas as we open more doors on our advent calendar. Get involved and share your experiences of mental health with us too!

On The 4th Day Of Christmas…

Stress can be annoying but there are some biological and evolutionary reasons as to why we experience it. Everyone experiences stress for different reasons and the ‘fight or flight’ response can help flag up potential harm or threats. More here. Follow us on Instagram for our 12 Days of Christmas as we open more doors…

On the 3rd Day of Christmas…

As you may know, social support is a big part of mental health. It can be the difference between recovery and finding yourself in a hole questioning your existence. It is good to talk. Friends, family, coworkers – anyone really as long as it gets you talking about and addressing the issue. It might not…

On the 2nd day of Christmas…

If you follow us on Instagram then you will probably be aware what was behind door 2. Quite a heartbreaker, you’ll agree. Door 2 told the story of 8 year old Jack Rogan who has autism and it was quite the emotional rollercoaster. As we said, Jack has autism but he attempted to kill himself…

On the 1st Day of Christmas…

As you probably know, we launched our 12 days of Christmas this morning on Instagram (@cortex_mha). If you haven’t seen what was behind door 1, then where were you? Follow us there to be the first to see it! But fear not, here’s a little look at what you would have found. Door number 1…

12 Days of Christmas

On Wednesday we launch our 12 Days of Christmas on Instagram – we’re looking forward to sharing this with you and would love for you to get involved

You’re on Suicide Watch… Kind Of

The world’s largest social network, Facebook, has rolled out it’s tweaked algorithm to all of it’s users – and you can’t opt out. Facebook’s artificial intelligence will now look at your own posts and comments. If it spots a pattern, you will be brought to the attention of the support team who will connect you…