Today saw the start of St Andrews University's mental health awareness week and one of the first events organised by Laura Briody was the Shared Experiences talks from current students tonight. Ben was one of three speakers (along with Laua and a fellow student called Aman) talking about living with mental health and the support available.
Members if the audience agreed that all three speakers were inspirational and that sharing experiences like this helps to tackle the stigma asociated with mental health problems.
We recorded the event and some of it will feature in the completed film.
This production came about as a result of a blog post created by Ben in 2014. He talked about his fight with depression, leading to his attempted sui...