Our Champions

Time to Change Wales Champions are volunteers with lived experience of mental health problems who are at the heart of the Time to Change Wales campaign, challenging stigma in their own communities, campaigning in the media and sharing their experiences of living with mental health problems.

 

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Manon Haf Lewis

Manon Haf Lewis

Manon first came into contact with Time to Change Wales at the 2012 Eisteddfod. She was back on the stand at the 2013 Eisteddfod, but this time as a Time to Change Wales Champion!

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Pam Bradley Rushton

Pam Bradley Rushton

"I've been involved with Time To Change (Wales) for 18 months approximately and already it's made a huge difference to my life; it's really helped to bring me out of my shell."

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Sarah Owen

Sarah Owen

Sarah Betty Lloyd

Sarah Betty Lloyd

Rebecca Jones

Rebecca Jones

Beverley Jones

Beverley Jones

"I think stigma comes from fear and I had a fear of telling people I had depression". Watch TTCW Champion and Educator Beverley's video!

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Kelly Boylin

Kelly Boylin

Many years have passed now since that time and I have a greater understanding over my issues and mental illnesses as a whole.

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Kira Withers Jones

Kira Withers Jones

I can be a part of something that can campaign for better understanding, that can reduce the stigma of mental illness, and that can ask businesses to think about how they treat people suffering from mental ill health.

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Andrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis

Geraint

Geraint

Angharad

Angharad

Gavin Walker

Gavin Walker

Shelley Moorfield

Shelley Moorfield

The best thing about being a Time to Change Wales Champion is the fact that I feel really really good at something!

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Fi Lunnon

Fi Lunnon

Fiona Lunnon

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Jane Battye

Jane Battye

Being a member, at different times, of three particular groups of people; “Children of someone with a mental illness”, “Spouses of people with a mental illness” and “People who have a mental illness” has caused me to suffer and know at a deep personal level, the effects of stigma and discrimination. I have lived with some of those effects for over 50 years.

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Aled G Job

Aled G Job

Aled G Job ydi f'enw i a dwi'n byw yn Y Felinheli, Gwynedd. Mae gen i brofiad o fyw gydag iselder a phryder cymdeithasol ers blynyddoedd.

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Rhys Hicks

Rhys Hicks

Miranda Betts

Miranda Betts

Kate Macnamara

Kate Macnamara

Ema Williams

Ema Williams

Dai Sharkey

Dai Sharkey

Take 3 simple steps to help end stigma

1 Step Up

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3 Speak Out

Use our talking tips to start a conversation about mental health and help us get Wales talking.

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