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Artist insight: Dolly Sen audio icon

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Artist insight: Dolly Sen

Dolly Sen describes herself as 'a professional mad person'. She talks openly about her childhood and how she used creativity to come to terms with her mental health.

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15 mins
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Artist insight: Jason Pegler audio icon

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Artist insight: Jason Pegler

Social-entrepreneur Jason Pegler is the CEO of Chipmunkapublishing - a dedicated mental health publisher. He talks about his manic depression and how writing helped him.

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10 mins
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Artist insight: Liz Bentley audio icon

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Artist insight: Liz Bentley

For Liz Bentley, when things got really bad, she eventually had to laugh. A comedienne, writer, poet and therapist, Liz talks about how therapy - and comedy - helped her to deal with mental health and a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

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5 mins
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Artist insight: Clare Shaw audio icon

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Artist insight: Clare Shaw

Clare Shaw is an acclaimed poet and performer. She talks about her own experiences of self-harm and her work with the self-harm awareness organisation, harm-ed.

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15 mins
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Artist insight: Yvonne Mabs Francis audio icon

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Artist insight: Yvonne Mabs Francis

Yvonne Mabs Francis talks about her experiences with mental health and how they influenced her paintings.

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15 mins
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Artist insight: Marcia Bennett Male audio icon

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Artist insight: Marcia Bennett Male

Marcia Bennett Male is a trained artist and stonemason. She talks about how her mental health inspired some of her work.

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15 mins
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Artist insight: Sound Minds audio icon

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Artist insight: Sound Minds

Musicians Devon and Clinton discuss their experiences of life on a mental health ward and how their passion for music helped them.

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15 mins
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Artist insight: Tony audio icon

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Artist insight: Tony

Mental health problems are much more common amongst those who are homeless than in the general population. Tony, who used to be homeless and addicted to drugs, talks about how he overcame challenges in his life and how he came to work on an animation project.

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5 mins