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Fragmented Lives: Sign of The Times

Rebecca Dandridge-Walker is a self-taught artist from Camden, London. After specializing in pottery, she started experimenting with portraiture as a creative way of channeling her stress, anxiety and physical pain … Continue Reading Fragmented Lives: Sign of The Times

Mat Ricardo, Our Extraordinary Ambassador, Vlogs His First Month on Antidepressants!

Mat Ricardo, our extraordinary ambassador, vlogs his first month on antidepressants. Mat is a legend. We are so lucky to have him as an ambassador and as a guest on … Continue Reading Mat Ricardo, Our Extraordinary Ambassador, Vlogs His First Month on Antidepressants!

NOT TODAY – #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

To mark #2020 World Suicide Prevention Day, Mental Ideas is proud to premiere short film NOT TODAY. The powerful short about fighting back was born out of an idea by … Continue Reading NOT TODAY – #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

Lost – Short Film – Philippe Joly

This harrowing short film about loss, grief and guilt by Mental Ideas Director and Ambassador Philippe Joly focusses on the emotions of the grieving process and was shot in just 2 … Continue Reading Lost – Short Film – Philippe Joly

Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Trigger warning – Mental health, depression, talk of the outside world. Seriously – you don’t need to read this! It’s all changed, hasn’t it? Right from the basics, on up. … Continue Reading Four Months – Mat Ricardo

Denial – Short Film

Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast

Virtual Reality dance-maker Eugenia Kim joins host Sadie Kaye and explains how her bipolar disorder has fueled her creativity and inspired her latest VR film! It’s called Lithium Hindsight – and yes, it IS better … Continue Reading Virtually Eugenia – Mental Ideas Podcast

Why Anxiety’s No Joke – Mat Ricardo

Here’s the joke. The joke is that the way you’re probably feeling now – washing your hands all the time, staying indoors as much as possible, nurturing a growing suspicion … Continue Reading Why Anxiety’s No Joke – Mat Ricardo

Lockdown TV

Mental Ideas Ambassador Mat Ricardo has started his own web TV channel, Lockdown TV, broadcasting his favorite comedy and variety shows and weaving it all together with his own characterful … Continue Reading Lockdown TV

Dressing Rooms by Mat Ricardo

I’ve talked before about how comforting I find certain places. How when I’m on stage, performing, I often feel like the optimum version of myself – a relaxed and confident … Continue Reading Dressing Rooms by Mat Ricardo

New York Socially Relevant Film Festival Postponed

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story‘s world premiere at the New York Socially Relevant Film Festival (meant to take place March 22) has been postponed until September. Solidarity with our friends … Continue Reading New York Socially Relevant Film Festival Postponed

Catch Ambassador Dan in A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix!

Our incredible ambassador Dan Davies is currently starring in Nollywood box office smash A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix! Dan won Best Supporting Actor (Comedy) from the Golden Movie Awards … Continue Reading Catch Ambassador Dan in A Trip To Jamaica on Netflix!

Jade Bryant’s Latest Ink Art Collection

In honor of #worldmentalhealthday, I wanted to share my completed illustrative series of paintings that represent some of my symptoms of #borderlinepersonalitydisorder with Mental Ideas! I have uploaded the writing components to … Continue Reading Jade Bryant’s Latest Ink Art Collection

Param Creates Vibe for Exploding Mental Health!

Meet our newest recruit and Resident Artist Param Vibe Mirpuri! Param Vibe is a dancer, writer, visual artist and spoken word poet. He fuses poetry, dance, character acting and abstract art to … Continue Reading Param Creates Vibe for Exploding Mental Health!