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Writer Unblocked!

Mental Ideas is collaborating with the Hong Kong Writers Circle and Proverse Publishing on a brand new strand of podcasts! While many artists and writers have been feeling inspired by the lockdown … Continue Reading Writer Unblocked!

Mental Ideas PodFest!

After receiving a surge of intriguing podcast submissions, Mental Ideas intends to run an annual PodFest celebrating diversity and creative approaches to tackling mental health. To register your interest or submit podcasts … Continue Reading Mental Ideas PodFest!

As Bad As It Gets Promo Trailer

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

Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

American-born cartoonist and author Larry Feign is an award-winning cartoonist, artist and writer, best known as the creator of the ‘Lily Wong’ series of cartoons and books. His work has appeared in … Continue Reading Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

Caffeine Buzz

Thanks to Hong Kong Buzz for publishing this interview about MENTAL IDEAS!  Caffeine Buzz with Sadie Kaye    

James McIntosh Knits & Nibbles His Way Back From Depression

TV presenter and author James McIntosh combats his depression by knitting and nibbling his way to good mental health. His cookbook, Knit & Nibble, has already won an award from … Continue Reading James McIntosh Knits & Nibbles His Way Back From Depression

Movement Is Medicine – William Pullen

Will Pullen was raised in Hong Kong, before moving to London. He’s now a BACP psychotherapist specializing in helping adults and young people with depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, substance abuse … Continue Reading Movement Is Medicine – William Pullen


Mental Ideas uses the arts and the media to engage and explain mental health in inventive ways!  

The Art of Self-Belief – Owen Fitzpatrick

Owen Fitzpatrick is Mental Ideas’ globetrotting psychologist from Dublin. He has travelled to more than 92 countries and delivered talks and courses in more than 27 countries helping them to … Continue Reading The Art of Self-Belief – Owen Fitzpatrick


The annual Mental Ideas Film Festival (@MIFF) provides a global platform for daring and ingenious young filmmakers to showcase their films to an audience of film buyers, broadcasters, journalists, filmmakers & … Continue Reading MIFF

Mental Ideas Library

SHUSH! We’ve compiled a library of noisy op-eds and controversial articles on mental health from the world’s media. To suggest articles for inclusion, email us the title, publication and date … Continue Reading Mental Ideas Library

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