“The Bags Helping People With Mental Health Problems”


The Guardian reports on the Recovery Bag Project, set up, “to provide solace and comfort to people experiencing mental health crises,” by self-described “mental health warrior” Polly Rogers. “I needed a practical kit at the end of my fingertips so as soon as I noticed the intrusive thought I could engage with something to help me ride the wave of that feeling and significantly reduce or remove the risk of self-harm,” Rogers told the Guardian. “Very soon, I realised that this was something I want to share to help others struggling in the same way as me.”

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