Mental Ideas took part in a panel discussion to mark 2019 World Mental Health Day Oct 9 with the CEOs of HSBC and Mind HK. Thanks to organizer Vincent Chow for inviting us and moderator Christina … Continue Reading Mental Ideas marks World Mental Health Day with HSBC & Mind
Sexual violence is not prejudice. It can happen to anyone, inflicting immediate and lasting damage on a person’s mental health. This collection is by no means complete, but it will … Continue Reading Art To End The Silence On Sexual Violence – Charlotte Farhan
Our latest doc for RTHK broadcasts SAT JULY 13, 2019 at 8.30! For those of you who miss it live, you’ll still be able to download the show as a podcast on the … Continue Reading As Bad As It Gets Broadcasts on RTHK July 13!
After eight months of working on the production of this film, I am proud to share it with Mental Ideas’ creative community! The film was inspired by my belief that … Continue Reading Stigma Shatters (But Mental Health Matters) by Filmmaker Allison Combo
Thanks to Hong Kong Buzz for publishing this interview about MENTAL IDEAS! Caffeine Buzz with Sadie Kaye
Mental Ideas uses the arts and the media to engage and explain mental health in inventive ways!
Charlotte Farhan is an artist, illustrator, writer, activist and Mental Ideas Ambassador. She’s co-founder and managing director of arts organization Art Saves Lives International. She campaigns against inequality, stigma, rape … Continue Reading Mental Health Depicted Through Art – Charlotte Farhan
Art saved my life. Not figuratively, but literally. I was at the end of the road in 2010, after suffering my 4th severe breakdown. I was suicidal and told that … Continue Reading Art Saved My Life – Charlotte Farhan
Entrepreneur and restaurateur Ajay Relan is the LA-based brains behind #HashtagLunchbag, the initiative that encourages friends to get together to make and deliver lunch bags for those in need – … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Loves… Hashtag Lunchbag
The annual Mental Ideas Awards reward and recognize individual social entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations offering creative solutions to mental health issues. The objective is to create and support the next generation of social enterprise … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Awards
Work by our phenomenal talent pool of artists, writers, filmmakers, ambassadors, poets, musicians, performers, social entrepreneurs, collaborators & supporters.
The night we filmed No Way Home – Stop the Traffick on the streets of London was a very interesting and illuminating one…
Congratulations to filmmaker Raffaello DeGruttola for directing and delivering an understated acting masterclass in this powerful short film on human trafficking: No Way Home – Stop the Traffick. The film was shown at the … Continue Reading No Way Home – Stop the Traffick by Filmmaker Raffaello Degruttola
Mental Ideas provides access to arts, film and media opportunities for artists coping with “invisible” mental health issues, directly and indirectly. Our projects enrich and assist recovery from mental illness by … Continue Reading Projects
Good Is The New Cool is a movement formed to mobilize and inspire individuals who want to make positive change in the world, but are unsure where to start. The … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Loves… Good Is The New Cool!
Serena Guen is the founder and CEO of Suitcase Group. Clerkenwell Boy is a strategy consultant and anonymous food influencer. In 2016 they co-founded #CookForSyria – the supper club that … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Loves… Cook For Syria