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The Open Journal BlogCast, formally Mike's Open Journal hosts a range of mental health and wellbeing content in blog and podcast format. Blog posts are written with personal insights and based on Mike's lived experience of mental health illness. Some posts focus specifically on mental health, while others include wellbeing reflections in settings and experiences that are not traditionally focused on mental health.

The Podcast hosts collaborative discussions focused or linked to mental health and wellbeing. Mike and his guests discuss personal experiences and knowledge, reflecting on tools, services and support available. 



Talking about mental health

The content of this site is based on my lived experience and the experience of those I speak to. I continue to self educate and attend training, workshops and conferences to increase my own knowledge and education.


I am not a counsellor or therapist. I am not a medical professional. I do not have any professional medical knowledge.

If at any time you feel you need to talk to someone or that you may need urgent support please use the links on the CONTACT page or seek further support/ treatment.  

Open Journal BlogCast, formally Mike's Open Journal is pleased to have signed the Mental Health Charter to talk about mental health in a responsible way. Find out more here

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