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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Thank you for your continued support of #HowYouDoing. The activities we had planned with workplaces for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 (18-24 May) are on hold due to the coronavirus crisis.  We welcome the Film & TV Charity’s free and confidential support line which is available 24/7 on 0800 054 0000. Please call no matter what’s on your mind. You can also visit online to live chat or drop someone an email.  Meanwhile we are campaigning for organisations like the The Fil

Launching #HowYouDoing’s first poster design

It was a great turnout for the #HowYouDoing launch drinks at Mama Shelter on Hackney Road in East London (and rightfully a few producers have been in touch to campaign for a regional event soon). We had a chance to talk to attendees from across the industry ahead of World Mental Health Day about how their workplaces can ensure they are in ‘listening mode’ for TV workers facing mental health challenges, including staff from Warner Bros, Sky, MGM Studios, All3Media, ITV Studios

You can't agent depression...

First published in Broadcast Magazine Depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, and three times more likely in the creative industries. Twelve months ago, I failed to notice that I had started developing depression for the first time. It took me ages to tell someone how alone I felt with my own thoughts, but with a lot of help, I eventually overcame the worst. In our industry, depression is very common, but people – men in particular – don’t real

Broadcast Magazine

Founder James Carroll wrote about his experience of depression and the motivation behind the #HowYouDoing campaign in Broadcast Magazine.