MENTAL IDEAS is an irreverent, witty, unashamedly provocative non-profit film and media platform promoting awareness of mental health issues, all forms of artistic expression, innovation and social enterprise. The platform spotlights … Continue Reading Brainstorm Launches MENTAL IDEAS!
After being invited to discuss suicide on RTHK‘s Backchat in response to the suicides of Anthony Bordain and Kate Spade, I penned this stream of consciousness article trying to rationalize the … Continue Reading The Importance of Doing What We’re Bad At – Sadie Kaye
Mental Ideas Ambassador and artist-activist Jade Bryant uses art as self-therapy and inspires others to do the same. By challenging the public’s perception of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD), she spreads awareness, … Continue Reading Jade Bryant on Art As Self-Therapy
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
The annual Brainstorm Film Festival (BFF) provides a global platform for innovative and ingenious filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, filmmakers & film fans. Along with … Continue Reading Brainstorm Film Festival
Calling All Moody Foodies! 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 … Continue Reading WANTED: Moody Foodies for Cookbook!
The annual Mental Ideas Awards (MIA) reward & recognize creative, innovative and inspirational solutions to a diverse range of mental health and social issues. Benefitting enormously from the generosity of … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Awards
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Jade Bryant is a talented young artist and Mental Ideas Ambassador from Devon, UK. She practices art as self-help therapy to alleviate the stress of her borderline personality disorder and … Continue Reading Animals & Nature Collection by Artist Jade Bryant
There are so many love songs. So many artists, so many writers and so so many songs and poems about love. Few aren’t profoundly different from one another in terms … Continue Reading From the Heart by Ambassador & Composer Nick Samuel
It’s not always easy to capture the seriousness of conditions such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or depression in a simple way.
In this age of propaganda, we find ourselves influenced not only by the voices of traditional and social media, but by our own inner voices. In this unique piece blending … Continue Reading Owen Fitzpatrick on How to Win the War in Your Head
The night we filmed No Way Home – Stop the Traffick on the streets of London was a very interesting and illuminating one…
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