Personal trainer Alan Goodwin returns to deliver the next instalment in his series of ‘mental health matters’ talks.
In this talk, Alan describes the events which led to the breakdown of his mental and physical health and shares effective coping strategies for when depression comes calling.
‘The Unwanted Visitor’ is an honest account of living with mental illness and drives the message that no matter how hopeless things seem, there is always a way out of the darkness.
With 1 in 4 adults in the UK diagnosed with mental illness each year and suicide being the biggest killer of men between 20 and 30 in the Highlands, the discussion has never been more relevant.
The talk will lead into a Q&A and onstage discussion.
Depression needs silence to survive. When we talk about it, it starts to lose its power over us, and we feel less alienated