Voice of Pocklington Youth: The stigma of mental illness

Caitlin England
Caitlin England

Friday last week was world mental health day. To me this day means an awful lot as it raises awareness of something I suffer with myself.

It’s also pretty ironic how the day that is meant to make people feel better and stronger about battling through their mental illness, is also the day that I’m staying off school because I woke up with a bad bout of anxiety this morning.

That and sneezing every few minutes. 

Read Caitlin’s full column in this week’s (16 October) Pocklington Post.