25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre
25th November, 2019 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre

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Mental health conference
Dr. Ellie Cannon
Everyone has a rough day at work. Or a rough week. But when the rough days roll into each other and there’s no light at the end of the tunnel, rough can turn really, really tough. We may consider our colleagues as friends, but it’s difficult to speak out about our innermost feelings. There’s a...
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Sarah Boddey
As the big day approaches, Team TCH is focussed on ensuring that the content of the conference will be fascinating, ground-breaking and engaging. In order to do this we are seeking out some of the world’s most exceptional people, experts in their fields, to speak to our delegates about identifying mental health problems in the...
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Jonny Benjamin MBE TCH
It’s here! The blog you’ve all been waiting for – a Q&A with our inspirational co-founder Jonny Benjamin MBE, whose journey from severe struggles with depression to becoming one of the UK’s leading mental health activists, has hit the headlines and played a game-changing role in the world of corporate wellbeing. Alongside Neil Laybourn, Jonny...
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Let me set the scene. A smart West End office, frothy cappuccinos served in elegant Villeroy & Boch New Wave. This is not our usual team rendezvous. It’s a very special occasion – the second This Can Happen Advisory Editorial Board meeting! Why so posh, you may ask? It was all thanks to the wonderful...
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Watch our brilliant film about This Can Happen, and read ahead to find out about the day we spent filming with the talented ladies of Mini Productions. April Kelley and Sara Huxley were students at drama school. When the teacher asked ‘What will you do to support your acting career that’s not soul destroying?’ April...
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Dr. Aric Sigman is a child health education lecturer and author of a number of books including Alcohol Nation, The Body Wars and The Spoilt Generation. He consults for parliamentary working groups, speaks at international conferences and is frequently invited to offer his opinion on the mental health of children on TV and radio and...
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One bleak day in 2008 Jonny Benjamin could never have imagined that his future would hold such bright prospects. Standing on the edge of Waterloo Bridge contemplating taking his life, the landscape he saw in front of him was terrifying. When Neil Laybourn walked past and stopped to talk him down he also never imagined...
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It’s us again – Zoe, Neil and Jonny – and we’re gearing up for This Can Happen at a cracking pace. Booking speakers, researching content and keeping our finger on the social media pulse is taking up most of our time at the moment but the most important job on our plate is making sure...
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On Tuesday 23rd January, months of planning finally became a reality. In a room full of positivity and enthusiasm we ate, we drank and we chatted about the upcoming Mental Health event of the year. The TCH launch event was exciting and overwhelming in equal measures. The fact that over 250 of our contacts made...
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On the edge
As Jonny Benjamin sat on the edge of the bridge, contemplating taking his own life, fate intervened. Neil Laybourn, a complete stranger, was struck by the bleak intensity of Jonny’s appearance as he walked past him.
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