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Body Image - Priscila Hernandez x Mental Health Foundation Add Video

Spoken word poem written and performed by Priscila Hernandez for Mental Health Awareness Week 2019.

 

MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

We are the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. With prevention at the heart of what we do, we aim to find and address the sources of mental health problems.

 

PRISCILA HERNANDEZ

Priscila is a 24-year-old spoken word artist from South East London. Her poetry entails a powerful expression of her personal experiences, as well as those of others. Her work covers issues such as mental health, body image, feminism, and London. She aims to create social impact and empower others through her words.

 

Priscila wrote this piece for the Mental Health Foundation because she experienced disordered eating when she was younger. That set a pattern around her a relationship to body image. She has had a constant battle with her body for years and even now, as a personal trainer and fitness instructor, this battle is still present.

 

She wrote this poem because she wanted to raise awareness around the connection between the body and mental health.

 

Find out more about the Mental Health Foundation's Body Image campaign and get involved: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campa...

 

Video directed and produced by Haze Creative Collective: http://hazecreative.uk

 

If this video has affected you in any way, you can contact these organisations for confidential support:

 

Samaritans: If you need someone to talk to then Samaritans are available on 116 123 (UK) for free, 24/7. They are there to talk to, listen and they won't judge or tell you what to do.

https://www.samaritans.org/

 

Mind: If you are looking for professional support then Mind can help you with their Infoline. They can find information for you on what support is available in your local area. You can call them on 0300 123 3393 (UK), they are available Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm.

https://www.mind.org.uk

 

Beat: If you want to speak to a trained eating disorder helpline support worker then you can call Beat's helpline on 0808 801 0711 (UK) they are open 365 days of the year 12pm - 6pm Mon - Fri and 4pm - 8pm weekends and bank holidays.

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.u...

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