Lucy is a writer with a passion for mental health awareness, music, comedy and nostalgia. She’s written extensively in the media, her words appearing in the Independent, the i Paper, NME, Red Magazine, Metro, Den of Geek, Huff Post and many more. She is also a former columnist with Sarah Millican’s Standard Issue magazine.
She is passionate about challenging mental health stigma – particularly addiction stigma – and has worked with a wide range of mental health charities including: Recovery Connections, Mind, Time to Change, Student Minds, Action on Postpartum Psychosis, Road to Recovery Trust, St Andrew’s Healthcare and Newcastle United Foundation.
She is, unfortunately, a bit of an expert when it comes to living with anxiety, and speaks openly about growing up with panic attacks and health anxiety. Lucy has also worked on behalf of Mind and Recovery Connections providing script advice for TV soaps and dramas regarding mental health (including addiction) portrayals.
Lucy has also written two novels about mental health: The Twenty Seven Club and Parklife.