Our team

Talking Mental Health is a team of passionate individuals working together to change the conversation around mental health. Find out more about our dedicated team below!

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Marco Ricci

Founder and director

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"Maintaining our mental health is one of the most important aspects of our lives – yet talking about mental health issues remains taboo. It's time we changed the conversation around mental health so that we can finally break the stigma."

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Megan Robinson

News reporter

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"I believe mental health should be spoken about more freely as it affects everyone at some point. I hope that soon there will be more support and less stigma, with open and honest conversations around mental health issue."

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Sylvie Ward

News reporter

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"As someone who has struggled with mental health issues, talking about them helped me greatly and allowed me to break out of the isolation that the stigma surrounding mental health forced me into. I hope to help people break out of this bubble too."

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Natacha Andueza

Story researcher

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"I think it's extremely important to open up about our mental health. By doing so, we could help others realise they are not alone and to seek help if necessary. Having good mental health is as vital as having good physical health."

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Fábio Serrato

News reporter

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Alice Lynes

News reporter

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"Talking about our feelings openly helps people feel comfortable about asking for help and lets them realise they are not alone. I hope by writing about mental health that I can help change the conversation and break the stigma surrounding mental health."

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Hedi Mehrez

News reporter

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"Now more than ever, mental wellbeing is a top priority and my aim is to create diverse content that helps reduce stigma, promote help-seeking, and raise awareness. Mental illnesses can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender, and religion."

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Corinne Lamoureux

Contributor / MHFA trained

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“16 people a day die by suicide every day in the UK. I truly believe that mental health first aid training saves lives. We need to make conversations about mental health as commonplace and as easy as conversations about the weather.”

Want to join the team? Check out our Careers page for vacancies