In the media
Metro – June 21st 2018
BREAST CANCER, DATING AND ME – Annie Belasco speaks about her experiences dating with cancer.
alifeloved.com – June 18th 2018
FASHION AFTER MY MASTECTOMY – Our author Annie Belasco writes here about accepting her scars and learning to re-enjoy her body.
Cosmopolitan Magazine – June 18th 2018
DATING DURING CANCER – Annie Belasco, author of Love and Remission, is featured here in Cosmopolitan Magazine talking about her experiences with love and cancer.
Happiful Magazine – July 2018
We have 3 articles in this month’s Happiful Magazine – one featuring Annie Belasco, author of Love and Remission, one of Terri Cox, author of Shiny Happy Person, as well as coverage of our parent charity, The Shaw Mind Foundation. Subscribe for free to read.
Scottish Recovery Network – 29th May 2018
RECOVERY – LOOKING BEYOND THE INDIVIDUAL: In this feature mental health campaigner and ex social worker Chris Young explores the impact of a disabling society on wellbeing and recovery.
Dazed – 18th May 2018
The benefits and dangers of self-diagnosing your mental health online
NME – 18th May 2018
Facing the truth about mental health and music: An excerpt from Lucy Nichol’s book ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Stereotypes: Naming And Shaming Mental Health Stigmas’
The Sun – 17th May 2018
Chris Young’s Walk a Mile and Lucy Nichol’s A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes are in The Sun’s ‘Reads to Help Ease your Mind’ list.
Selfharm UK – 17th May 2018
Chris Young shares his story with Selfharm UK for Mental Health Awareness Week ( #BreakTheStigma).
The Bookseller – 8th May 2018
Trigger is supporting Mental Health Awareness Week by encouraging authors to talk openly about mental health …
Yorkshire Herald & Advertiser – 30th April 2018
Lucy Nichol is interviewed by the Yorkshire Herald & Advertiser , have a look on page 27.
Metro.co.uk – 19th April 2018
The power of altruism: supporting others helped these people recover from mental illness
BBC Radio – Tees – 17th April 2018
Richard Kirby talks to BBC Radio Tees about his battle with dysthymia and his 100 challenges. Interview begins from 2.21 Listen here
BBC Radio – Berkshire – 10th April 2018
Mental health advocate, author and anorexia survivor Hope Virgo talks to BBC Radio Berkshire. Interview beings from 1.13 Listen here
Metro.co.uk – 5th April 2018
Three BPD sufferers, including author Chris Young, break the myths around borderline personality disorder …
BBC Radio – Berkshire – 27th March 2018
Annie Belasco sits down with BBC Radio Berkshire and chats about her battle with cancer, finding love and her upcoming book ‘Love and Remission’. Interview begins from 1.07 Listen here
Metro.co.uk – 19th March 2018
Should we really feel the fear and do it anyway? The benefits of exposure therapy for PTSD and OCD
Daily Mail – 9th March 2018
From a lost cause to an MBE — the vicar’s tale
The Yorkshire Post – 6th March 2018
Book Review: ‘A Series Of Unfortunate Stereotypes’ by Lucy Nichol
Red Magazine – 5th March 2018
Anxiety: Illness Or Sign Of The Times?
Lucy Nichol demystifies anxiety
i News – 26th February 2018
“My therapist told me to be more beige.”
Could channelling the world’s most boring colour really make Lucy Nichol happier?
Chronicle – 23rd February 2018
Party addict or anxious soul? Lucy Nichol has written a book about mental health stereotyping.
Mental Health Today – 23rd February 2018
The editor of TRANS, psychiatrist Dr Az Hakeem, believes it may never be possible to settle on language that is universally accepted or endorsed. His bold new guide endeavours to make support needs related to gender and identity more commonly understood among a wider community.
NME – 21st February 2018
“Have we finally got to grips with the truth behind tortured rock stars?” So asks Lucy Nichol, author of ‘A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes – Naming and Shaming Mental Health Stigmas’
The Sun – 20th February 2018
‘I HAD VOICES IN MY HEAD’ Five brave women open up about their mental health struggles to encourage others to get help Read more…
Stuff.co.nz – 18th February 2018
Christchurch postnatal depression survivor and psychologist team up to write book Read more…
The Guardian – 16th February 2018
‘She changed my world’: how a teacher saved me after my mum died. My world was rocked at the age of 12 – but my extraordinary English teacher helped me through it. Now we’re reconnecting. Read more…
The Scottish Sun – 20th January 2018
‘FIND MISS WARD’ Author launches appeal to find English teacher who pulled him ‘out of a ditch’ after his mum’s death. Read more…
BBC News – 20th January 2018
Corby English teacher sought by one of our authors (Chris Young) 40 years on Read more…
Metro.co.uk – 8th January 2018
Scary and unpredictable: what is dissociation and what does it feel like? Read more…
Metro.co.uk – 7th January 2018
‘I was pushed from pillar to post by the system’: this is what it’s like growing up in care Read more…
Heads Together – 20th December 2017
10 THINGS TO SAY TO SOMEONE WITH AN EATING DISORDER Read more…
Daily Mail – 30th November 2017
One of our authors, Chloe Catchpole (Pullingthetrigger – Body Image and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. The Definitive Treatment and Recovery Approach), talks to the Daily Mail about body image. Read more…
Premier Christian Radio – November 2017
One of our authors, Mark Edwards, talks to Premier Christian Radio about his new book (Life After Care)…listen here
Talk Radio Europe – November 2017
One of our authors, Karen Manton, speaks to Talk Radio Europe about her new book (Searching for Brighter Days)…listen here
North West Evening Mail – 26th October 2017
One of our authors, Mark Edwards (Life After Care), talks to the North West Evening Mail. Read more…
Daily Express – 28th August 2017
One of our authors, Chloe Catchpole, talks to the Daily Express about her battle with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) Read more…
ITV (Lorraine) – 1st August 2017
Our author Chloe Catchpole discusses her past with body dysmorphia and explains how the condition affected her mental health. Watch the video now.
BBC News – 31st July 2017
Our author Hope Virgo talks to BBC News about her journey with anorexia. Watch the video now.
ITV – Good Morning Britain – 31st July 2017
Our author Hope Virgo talks to ITV Good Morning Britain News about her journey with anorexia. Watch the video now.
Talk Radio Europe – 31 August 2017
Our author Chloe Catchpole discusses her past with body dysmorphia and explains how the condition affected her mental health, (interview starts at 15:06)…listen here
BBC East Midlands Today – 8th May 2017
Adam Shaw discussing the need for compulsory mental health education and why the government must act on the public demand for this. Watch now.
BBC News – 17th April 2017
Adam Shaw (CEO of The Shaw Mind Foundation) on BBC News, discussing why mental health education needs to be compulsory in all UK schools. Watch the interview now.
Sky News – 17th April 2017
Co-founder of The Shaw Mind Foundation (Dr Lauren Callaghan) and our author Hope Virgo on Sky News, discussing why mental health education needs to be compulsory in all UK schools. Watch the video now.
Metro News – 10th July 2017
Eating disorder experts warn Netflix film ‘To the Bone’ could be a trigger Read more.
Toronto Sun – 10th July 2017
Netflix’s ‘To the Bone’ may trigger eating disorder: Read more.
CBC News – 10th July 2017
Netflix eating disorders film To the Bone likely to raise controversy Read more.
The Counsellors Cafe – 2nd Jun 2017
We cannot let mental illness win’ not this time, not ever! Read more.
Having Time – 2nd Jun 2017
One Thing You Should Know About Overcoming Eating Disorder Read more.
The Sun – 11th June 2017
THE TRUTH ABOUT DIETS Three women open up about their weight loss struggles as we reveal 80% of readers have tried a diet – but more than half don’t think they work. Read more.
Newark Advertiser – 10th May 2017
Newark-based charity campaigning for mental health education to be compulsory in schools. Read more.
Sec Ed – 10th May 2017
A petition calling on the government to make mental health education compulsory in schools has hit 100,000 signatures and campaigners are now calling for a Parliamentary debate to be held on the issue. Read more.
The Lad Bible – 5th May 2017
Petition To Make Mental Health Education Compulsory In Schools Hits 100k Signatures.
A charity has successfully secured 100,000 signatures calling for mental health education to be made compulsory in UK schools.
The shocking truth is that 850,000 kids between the ages of five and 16 have mental health problems. Read more.
i News – 9th May 2017
Mental health education ‘should be compulsory in schools’. Read more.
The Times – 17th April 2017
Dozens of child psychologists and psychiatrists (including The Shaw Mind Foundation’s co-founder Dr Lauren Callaghan), have urged schools to educate children about their mental health in the hope of reducing the number of youngsters suffering with problems. In a letter to The Times, the specialists said that schooling focused on physical and academic education but neglected mental wellbeing. Read more.
Sky News – 4th April 2017
Adam Shaw (The Shaw Mind Foundation) and teenage OCD sufferer Sebastian Clucas on Sky News, discussing why mental health education needs to be compulsory in all UK schools. View video here.
The Huffington Post – 9th May 2017
13 Things The Next Government Needs To Do To Improve Children’s Mental Health
‘We owe it to kids – who don’t have a vote – to make their wellbeing a priority. Read more.
The Huffington Post – 3rd May 2017
I Worry That The General Election Could Mean Thousands Of Voices Will Be Ignored By Government.
When the snap General Election was announced in April it was greeted by many with mixed emotions for all types of reasons. For me, it made me worry that the voice of thousands of mental health campaigners might be ignored by the government. Read more.
The Huffington Post – 2nd May 2017
Schools Are Struggling To Provide Mental Health Support For Children Due To Funding Cuts, Say MPs. Parents are concerned schools’ pursuit of exam results is affecting children’s mental health. Read more.
The Metro – 25th April 2017
Headucation UK has launched a petition to make mental health education compulsory in all UK schools. Read more.
HeaducationUK – 1st May 2017
Nearly there! Only a few thousand more signatures needed for government to consider compulsory mental health education in schools. Read more.
Notts TV – 28th April 2017
A Nottinghamshire-based foundation has started a petition to make mental health education a compulsory part of the curriculum in schools.
Adam Shaw set up The Shaw Mind Foundation in Newark after battling with debilitating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) all his life. Read more.
BBC Radio Sheffield – 28th April 2017
CEO of The Shaw Mind Foundation (Adam Shaw) speaking on BBC Radio Sheffield about why mental health education needs to be compulsory in all UK schools and the urgency of our government petition since the announcement of the UK snap general election (interview begins at 51.30)…listen here.
The Education Executive – 27th April 2017
There has been much in the media about mental health and well being in schools for staff as well as students. But with the focus on budgets mental health can be pushed to the back of the mind. Two organisations – The Shaw Mind Foundation and HealthUnlocked – have now come together to promote HeaducationUK and they need your help. Read more.
HealthUnlocked – 25th April 2017
Today, the mental health charity The Shaw Mind Foundation (SMF) and HealthUnlocked, a social network for health, join forces to promote HeaducationUK, a campaign calling on the government to make mental health education compulsory in UK schools. Read more.
Times Education Supplement – 23rd April 2017
Dr Bernard Trafford (Head teacher of the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne, and a former chair of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference) discusses why he’s convinced that mental health must be on the curriculum and teachers need to realise their essential role in teaching it. Read more.
BBC Radio 4 (The Today Programme) – 17th April 2017
Co-founder of The Shaw Mind Foundation (Dr Lauren Callaghan) speaking on BBC Radio 4 about why mental health education needs to be compulsory in all UK schools (interview begins at 51.56)…listen here.
Times Education Supplement – 4th April 2017
The majority of parents want to see children given mental health education in schools, a new survey finds. Children should be taught more about mental health issues in schools, according to a poll of UK parents. Almost half – 45 per cent – of parents surveyed said that schools were failing to look after the mental health of children. The majority believe that children should learn more about mental health in the classroom. Read more.
The Daily Mail – 4th April 2017
Parents call for better mental health education in schools. Read more.
Huffington Post – 4th April 2017
Mental health education is not compulsory in schools, HeaducationUK hopes to change that. Read more.
i News – 4th April 2017
Parents believe schools should teach lessons in mental health. Read more.
AOL – 4th April 2017
Youngsters should be taught more about mental health issues in schools, according to a poll of British parents, commissioned by The Shaw Mind Foundation. Read more.
Motherhood: The Real Deal – March 2017
Dealing with anxiety, worry, OCD and panic attacks in children…read more.
Talk Radio Europe – 10 March 2017
Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, speaks about her long battle with anorexia with Talk Radio Europe…listen here
Bristol Post – 1 March 2017
Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, talks about her long battle with anorexia and now she has overcome the eating disorder – and has now written a moving new book ‘Stand Tall Little Girl’. Read more.
Young Minds – 20 February 2017
Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, shares with Young Minds her long battle with anorexia and how she has overcome the eating disorder… Read more.
Student Minds – 20 February 2017
Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, shares with Student Minds her long battle with anorexia and how she has overcome the eating disorder… Read more.
ITV – This Morning – 15th February 2017
Adam Shaw speaks to Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, live on ITV’s This Morning Show. Watch it here…
Chrissy B Show – 13th February 2017
Our ‘Pulling The Trigger’ author Hope Virgo, talks about her long battle with anorexia. She has now overcome the eating disorder – and written an inspirational book ‘Stand Tall Little Girl‘….watch it here
Daily Express – 9th January 2017
Adam Shaw comments on the lack of NHS care for people in a mental health crisis, following on from PM Theresa May’s speech today…read more
Big Issue North – 9th January 2017.
Adam Shaw talks about how he saw what it would be like to live without OCD and how this inspired him to help others…read more
Chrissy B Show – 11 November 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Chrissy B (interview starts at 14:09)….watch it here
Booktrib – 2 November 2016
Booktrib shares an excerpt from Pulling the Trigger: The Definitive Survival and Recovery Approach to OCD, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Related Depression….read more
Ace the Journey – 1 November 2016
Ace the Journey review Pulling the Trigger…read more
Inspirer Life – 18 October 2016
Lauren Callaghan speaks to Ashley McFaul at Inspirer Life…read more
Watching the Hawks RT – 4 October 2016
Adam Shaw, author of “Pulling the Trigger,” joins the Watching the Hawks team in studio to discuss his new approach to treating anxiety, depression, and OCD….watch it here
Female First – 21 October 2016
OCD and Anxiety: What I Wish I’d Known by Adam Shaw…read more
KSWD 100.3, The Sound – 9 October 2016
Adam Shaw talks with Tina Mastramico at 100.3 in Los Angeles…listen here
OCD UK – 10 October 2016
Ashley Fulwood, Chairman, OCD-UK.org reviews Pullingthetrigger® – OCD, Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Related Depression. The Definitive Survival and Recovery Approach…read more
Daily Express – 25 August 2016
Mental health battle: ‘OCD and anxiety made me think I was going to kill my mum’…read more
The Huffington Post – 19 August 2016
Why Employers Need To Talk About Mental Illness In The Workplace…read more
Daily Candid – 14 September 2016
HOW TO SURVIVE ANXIETY IN AN ANXIETY-INDUCING SOCIETY…read more
Sunday Post – 10 September 2016
Adam Shaw, author of new book on mental health says he had to embrace anxiety to survive…read more
BBC Radio – Oxfordshire – 27 September 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Kat Orman on BBC Radio Oxfordshire about his battle with OCD (interview begins 1:40)…listen here
BBC Radio – Leeds – 12 September 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Andrew Edwards on BBC Radio Leeds about his battle with OCD…listen here
BBC Radio – Northampton – 6 September 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Bernie Keith on BBC Radio Northampton about his battle with OCD…listen here
BBC Radio – Sheffield – 31 August 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Rony Robinson on BBC Radio Sheffield about his battle with OCD (interview starts 10 mins in)…listen here
BBC Radio – Lincolnshire – 30 August 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Rod Whiting on BBC Radio Lincolnshire about his battle with OCD…listen here
The Bookseller – 9 August 2016
New mental health publisher Trigger Publishing launches…read more
Talk Radio Europe – 1 September 2016
Adam Shaw talks to Selina MacKenzie…listen here
GFT Press – 8 September 2016
Ruth Hunt interviews Adam Shaw and discusses the launch of his new book…read more
Population Health News – August 2016
What Role Should Behavioral Health Play in Population Health Management?…read more (article on page 9)
Life FM – August 2016
Damian Dynan interviews Adam Shaw…listen here (22:00-23:00 and 23:00-24:00 podcasts)