Case Studies

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Mental Health

Case Study E

Case Study E

E, a woman in her mid-50s, suffered a mental breakdown in 2005 which affected her ability to work. Having expressed an interest in photography her Occupational Therapist referred her to us in 2013. Her illness made it difficult for her to go out alone and she initially was accompanied to […]

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Mental Health

Case Study D

Case Study D

D has been medically diagnosed with bi-polar for over 20 years making it difficult for him to get paid employment and was involved in the pilot project that was the precursor to Big Lottery funding. His photography has developed to such an extent that he was commissioned by a leading cancer […]

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Mental Health, Mental Health

Case Study C

Case Study C

C is a young man in his mid-20s. In addition to mental health issues he has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome which can make developing relationships with others difficult. He was recommended to the group by a Cam-Era member who felt the social aspects of the course would be helpful […]

Big Lottery Fund, Case Studies, Mental Health

Case Study B

Case Study B

B was in her early 30s when she attended a course. She was frightened to leave her flat and was prone to serious panic attacks when away from home which meant she left home rarely. She was referred by Nottinghamshire Social Inclusion and Well-Being Team and was accompanied to the […]

Case Studies

Case study A

Case study A

A has suffered with mental illness all his life but it became debilitating 10 years ago causing him to lose his business. For 8 years he ventured no further than the end of his road and had “no interest in anything”.   Having an interest in photography he was referred to […]

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Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Illuminated – Inside Perspectives on Mental Health

Doubtless one of the most long standing and deeply contested issues spanning the philosophical, theological and clinical worlds “mental illness”, to this day, remains unresolvedly inscrutable mockingly challenging the most judicious of minds. In Nottingham 46,000 people suffer common mental health issues. (Nottingham City NHS Clinical Commission Group 2013).  Indeed, […]