Saturday, June 04, 2016

Jonny Benjamin: My Work as a Mental Health Campaigner

Jonny Benjamin is a mental health and suicide prevention campaigner in Britain and he shares his very personal story in a podcast with The Mental Health Foundation (listen below).

Episode Synopsis:
Inspirational mental health campaigner Jonny Benjamin talks about relationships and how they are key in his recovery from mental ill health. Jonny talks about his relationship with his family and Neil Laybourn, the man who persuaded him not to take his own life. Jonny also says how important small connections with strangers can be - you never know the good you can do.
Jonny Benjamin has been very open about his mental illness and his sexuality. Take a listen.

You can follow Jonny Benjamin on Twitter
Also, you can follow his organization, Rethink on Twitter