World Mental Health Day is takes place on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilising efforts in support of mental health.
At a time when daily lives have changed drastically as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people have been finding support through art and creativity.
Here, two poets share their experiences of mental health through writing:
Gresswell is a multidisciplinary artist, with a particular interest in belonging and identity within human society.
She develops interactive art, including poetry, and works with communities and young people to empower voices and challenge perceptions.
The subject of mental health became particularly important to Gresswell when her father was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
“My experiences have always made