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ExperiMENTAL Exhibition

ExperiMENTAL is our bold new art project and photography exhibition. We’ve commissioned 10 pro photographers to capture the complexities of 10 mental heath conditions in a single shot. The results will … Continue Reading ExperiMENTAL Exhibition

Eugenia Kim Creates Virtual Reality Dances To Express Her Bipolar Disorder

Eugenia Kim is a PhD student, originally from the USA, who’s been living in Hong Kong and studying at City University since 2015. She creates dance narratives for virtual reality environments … Continue Reading Eugenia Kim Creates Virtual Reality Dances To Express Her Bipolar Disorder

The Aspect of Bipolar That Led to Being (Wrongfully) Arrested on a Plane… Twice!

Sadie Kaye‘s piece on sleepwalking was published by The Mighty on New Year’s Day:  The Aspect of Bipolar That Led to Being Wrongfully Arrested on a Plane…Twice! 

Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

Mental Ideas is working with filmmaker and Mental Ideas ambassador Raffaello Degruttola on a feature-length film, Transference: A Bipolar Love Story. As well as directing, Raff co-stars in the film alongside Emilie … Continue Reading Transference: A Bipolar Love Story

Mat Ricardo: Embracing Madness

A chance to view Mental Ideas Ambassador Mat Ricardo‘s insightful TEDX podcast, ‘Embracing Madness’. Catch up with Mat on the Mental Ideas Podcast, launching on RTHK early 2019.

A Bipolar Love Story

Mental Ideas is working with filmmaker and ambassador Raffaello DeGruttola on producing a series of powerful short films depicting different mental health conditions in an arthouse style through a blend of contemporary … Continue Reading A Bipolar Love Story

The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – Sadie Kaye

I doubt that in the final hours of their lives Anthony Bordain and Kate Spade were thinking about their celebrity, their achievements, their accolades, or wondering how their fans would … Continue Reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – Sadie Kaye

Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…

Joshua Walters was born in Berkeley, California. In 2001, while attending the San Francisco School of Arts, Josh was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after hallucinating he was Jesus (who hasn’t?!) … Continue Reading Joshua Walters: Just Crazy Enough…

Mind Boosting Benefits of Dog Therapy – Will Tottle

95% of us view our dogs like family and it’s not hard to see why. For thousands of years, we have lived side by side with them, and they have … Continue Reading Mind Boosting Benefits of Dog Therapy – Will Tottle

WANTED: Moody Foodies for Cookbook!

Mental Ideas wants your original recipes, provocative theories and entertaining stories of bold culinary experimentation for publication in our charity cookbook: The Moody Foodie, a guide to helping people with mood disorders manage … Continue Reading WANTED: Moody Foodies for Cookbook!

Mind Boosting Benefits of Music Therapy – Will Tottle

“If you were to look at those brains, you couldn’t tell the difference between people who were interacting through music and people who were interacting verbally” – Edward Roth Will … Continue Reading Mind Boosting Benefits of Music Therapy – Will Tottle

Mental Ideas Gallery

Work by our phenomenal talent pool of artists, writers, filmmakers, ambassadors, poets, musicians, performers, social entrepreneurs, collaborators & supporters.

Featured Artist: Mat Ricardo

Meet Mat Ricardo: Mental Ideas Ambassador & Showman Extraordinaire! Fast Hands. Smart Mouth. Nice Suit. The Gentleman Juggler, leading speciality act of the British Cabaret Revival and the UK’s most … Continue Reading Featured Artist: Mat Ricardo

My Life Asleep – Sadie Kaye

Ever since I was a teenager, for periods of months at a time, I have led an exhausting double life: My Life Awake and My Life Asleep. One of my … Continue Reading My Life Asleep – Sadie Kaye

‘Woof’ by Mat Ricardo

This week I’ve been mostly feeling empty. All my energy bars depleted. Desperately in need of a powerup. Veering wildly between panicky and desperate, and “oh, what’s the point of … Continue Reading ‘Woof’ by Mat Ricardo

Support Groups: Bipolar Hong Kong

Bipolar Hong Kong is Hong Kong’s first peer-led bipolar support group. Established by Sadie Kaye in 2015, it’s grown into a large collective of Hong Kong-based professionals, students, writers and artists … Continue Reading Support Groups: Bipolar Hong Kong