Films & personal stories

Some of the young people who are working with us tell their stories.

Otto's story

Otto’s father took his own life when Otto was young and his mum died 5 years later. Through the support of friends, family and professionals he has overcome some really tough times and continues to be a popular and empathetic young man.

Finding the courage to speak

Gabe and Alex discuss the difficulty of being able to share their experiences and struggles with others and how talking about them can help.

What does it mean to be a boy?

Daniel, Josh and Finn talk about being a boy, dealing with bullying and where they go to get support when they are feeling down.

Eli's story

Eli talks about the effect on him and his friends when their good friend Charlie took his life in the last year of secondary school.

Boys don't cry

Gabe and Alex talk about how hard it is for boys to cry and to show their vulnerability.

Schools care

Manny and Isaac talk about the emotional support they have had from their secondary school, Ralph Allen, in Bath.

It's good to talk

Gabe talks about an assembly at Beechen Cliff school, Bath, where they shared personal testimonies of both teachers and pupils talking about their struggles with low mental health. Alex talks about the changes within the school where it is now ok to talk.

Girls in Mind

Girls from different schools and settings discuss gender stereotypes, how it’s easier for girls to get help with mental health issues, and how girls and boys can support each other.

Support us

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If you would like to support our work please donate to our partner organisation Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and state specifically Boys in Mind / Girls Mind Too so that the funds will be transferred to the Boys in Mind budget.

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