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Saturday 09 April

 

24 Hours. One whole day of reading, and reading, and some more reading. There will be books involved, as well as epic amounts of energy drinks and snack foods.

 

You can keep track of my progress at my blog:

http://subtlemelodrama.blogspot.com

 

Why? To raise awareness of mental health issues in Scotland, while also reducing the stigma of various illnesses.

 

If you broke your leg, you wouldn't expect that your friends would not understand. You wouldn't be embarrassed or ashamed to tell them. You wouldn't worry about what they would think of you, just because you have a broken leg.

So why the fear surrounding mental health?

More people need to understand what mental illness actually means, and how it affects those that suffer and cope.

More people affected by mental illness should have the confidence to admit their condition and its needs.

 

From the Scottish Association of Mental Health:

One in four people in Scotland will have a mental health problem at some point in their life. This means that you may know someone with a mental health problem, or maybe you're worried about your own mental health.

At SAMH we believe there is no health without mental health. We're here to provide help, information and support; to campaign on behalf of people with mental health problems and to raise money to fund our vital work. We're here for everyone, and we're here for you.


Raising money for

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Charity Registration No. SC008897

We are Scotland’s leading mental health charity. In Scotland 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem and each day 2 people die by suicide. We work to combat stigma and campaign for better mental health. Help us take positive steps towards a mentally healthy Scotland.

Donations 14

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This is amazing, albeit insane. Well done!

Donation by Ali George on 09/04/11

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Good luck dear!

Donation by Garry Milne on 09/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck! X

Donation by siobhan campbell on 08/04/11

£5.00

+ £1.25 Gift Aid

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Good Luck!!! I'm uber impressed with you doing this! xx

Donation by Denise Padgett on 08/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Nice message

Donation by Nice donnnor on 08/04/11

£12.00

+ £3.00 Gift Aid

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This is the best idea for a sponsor-thing EVER. Love it. Have fun!

Donation by Corinne on 08/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Charity that has personal meaning to me, great on you for doing this xx

Donation by Claire McGeachy on 07/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Bethany Anderson on 07/04/11

£8.00

+ £2.00 Gift Aid

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Super charity, great activity, amazing person. I love you Bethanyyyyy! Halfway to your target. Wooo xX

Donation by Laura F on 06/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Donation by Anonymous on 06/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good luck Bethany! What a great idea xx

Donation by Kara B on 05/04/11

£5.00

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As someone who did English Lit degree at Uni and read, on average, 700 pages per day (think Romantic Gothic novels) for exam prep I am in awe!

Donation by Jenny L on 05/04/11

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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have fun!

Donation by Anonymous on 02/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Good Luck!

Donation by Anonymous on 02/04/11

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£120.00
  • Offline donations£0.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£120.00
  • Gift Aid£29.55

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