Watch On-Demand: Time to Change the Lens on Mental Health
An inspiring speech by Alastair Campbell on his personal mental health struggles.
"Mental health is something we all have. I don’t campaign on mental illness but on mental health."
On-Demand: Time to Change the Lens on Mental Health
Alistair is one of the UK’s most recognised names in politics. Having suffered a mental health breakdown and years of depression, Alastair Campbell now focuses his time on campaigning for better mental health.
In this pivotal address, Alastair shares his authentic and honest story in the hope it’ll inspire positive change.
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A bit about the speaker
Writer, Communicator and Strategist
Alastair Campbell is a writer, communicator and strategist best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy.
Still active in politics and campaigns in Britain and overseas, he now splits his time between writing, speaking, broadcasting, charities and consultancy. Alastair is the author of the Number 1 bestseller 'Winners and How They Succeed', analysing what it takes to win in politics, business and sport. He has also written ten volumes of diaries, four novels, and two personal memoirs on depression and the pursuit of happiness including Living Better: How I learned to survive depression, which was also a Sunday Times bestseller.
In recent years he has become increasingly involved with mental health charities and causes, speaking about his own experience of depression, psychosis and addiction, and of his brother Donald’s lifelong struggle with schizophrenia. A former ‘Mind Champion of the Year’, he is an ambassador for several charities, including Mind, Rethink and Alcohol Concern. He is patron of Maytree, the country’s only charity for the suicidal, and of Kidstime, which supports the children of mentally ill parents. He is a Global Ambassador for Australians for Mental Health.
Who is this on-demand video for
such as therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health nurses, and social workers who are involved in delivering mental health services.
Decision makers in the health sector
such as health service managers, clinical directors, commissioners, and policy makers, who are responsible for planning and delivering mental health services.
such as school counsellors and administrators, who are interested in supporting the mental health of children and young people.
Companies and HR professionals
interested in supporting the mental health of their employees.