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A selection of articles I have written and researched, along with media coverage relating to my book and mental health campaign work

To commission me, email lucynichol78@gmail.com

MetroThree BPD sufferers break the myths around borderline personality disorder 5 April 2018

MetroBeyond the therapy room – three activities that can contribute to good mental health 1 April 2018

MetroThe benefits of exposure therapy for PTSD and anxiety19 Mar 2018

MetroThis mother’s day, three generations discuss how being a mum has changed over time11 Mar 2018

MetroHow our gender biases lead us to ignore the mental health needs of young boys28 Feb 2018

Yorkshire PostReview of A Series of Unfortunate Stereotypes 6 March 2018

Red MagazineAnxiety: Illness or sign of the times?5 March 2018

Narc MagazineInterview 2 March 2018

The i PaperWhy my therapist told me to be more beige26 February 2018

The JournalParty addict or anxious soul?23 February 2018

NMEHave we finally got to grips with the truth behind the tortured rock star?23 February 2018

The Journal/ChronicleInterview23 February

Den of GeekMental health in the movies – the good, the bad and the ugly19 February 2018

MetroLife after care – two men share their stories of leaving the system4th February

Metro Time To Talk Day 2018: How to talk to somebody who is experiencing suicidal thoughts2nd February

New Writing NorthThe ups and downs of writing about your own mental health 2nd February

pexels-photo-834897.jpegTime to ChangeYou don’t need a PhD in Psychology to talk about mental health – 1st February

Hull Daily Mailinterview31 January 2018

Metro‘Have I imagined it all?’: it’s time to talk about mental health self-stigma27 January

MetroHow should we talk to children about mental health in schools?8th January

MetroI was pushed from pillar to post – this is what it’s like in care7th January

Metro5 ways I’m going to use mindfulness to improve my Christmas22nd December

MetroWhat it’s like to live in supported accommodation at Christmas21st December

MetroWhy a child’s Christmases in Wales is the best festive film for 80s nostalgia15th December

Metro – In an age of equality, why do people claim prison doesn’t work for women? – 4th December

MetroWatch Denise Welch’s award-winning film about depression – Exclusive interview22nd November

MetroHow should we talk to our children about mental health? 16th November

MetroWhy mental health education should be compulsory in schools12th November

MetroWe shouldn’t shy away from the ugly side of mental illness7th November

MetroWhen you have anxiety, it’s easy to catastrophise every situation2nd Octoberpexels-photo-273222.jpeg

MetroHow an anxiety relapse makes you feel and what you can do about it23rd September

The i Newspaper I didn’t know my husband had ADHD, neither did he7th August

The i Newspaper – Last night’s Panorama on antidepressants was propaganda, not journalism – 27th July 

Huffington PostIt’s time to thank the man you’ve never heard of for using his war pension to fund mental health services30th June

Huffington PostWhy do artists feel compelled to perform at all costs?19th June

BBC Woman’s Hour – debating 13 Reasons Why – 7th June

Huffington PostPlease Katie Hopkins and Piers Morgan, stop using mental health as bait – 4th June

Huffington Post – Is 13 reasons why essential or controversial? – 4th May

Standard Issue – It REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…child – 12th April

Independent – Too many children are suffering in silence – 2 April

BBC Radio Newcastleinterview to coincide with the Heads Together campaign launch – 31st March (2hrs 56 minutes in)

Standard IssueIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…PR person – 28th March

The i NewspaperI didn’t expect to become a step mum – 24th March

Standard IssueDomesticity Rocks – 20th March

Standard IssueIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…globetrotter – 15th March

The i NewspaperIt’s rarely all about the food – 4th March

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…writer – 1st March

Standard Issue MagazineREVIEW: Black Eyed Susan – 27th February

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer….actor – 15th February 2017

BBC Radio Newcastleinterview for Time to Talk Day – 2nd Feb 2017 (approx 2hrs 30 in)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…comedian – 1st February 2017

Woman magazine – interview for Time to Talk Day –  (not available online) – 31st January 2017

The i NewspaperCelebrities speaking out can make a real difference in mental health – 21st January 2017

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…commando – 18th January 2017

Victoria Derbyshire Show – Interview about mental health in the workplace – 9th January 2017

BBC Newcastle Breakfast ShowInterview with Alfie and Anna – 9th January 2017 (2hrs 54 in)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…public speaker (published 4th January)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer….naughty elf  (published 21st December)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…political strategist (interview with Alastair Campbell – published 7th December)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…teacher (published 23rd November)

Huffington Post (featured blogger) – In pursuit of the perfect Christmas (published 17th November)

Standard Issue MagazineA tribute to the village genius (published 9th November)

Standard Issue MagazineIt REALLY couldn’t happen to a nicer…hipster (published 26th October)

Standard Issue Magazine – ‘A series of Unfortunate Stereotypes’ (published 10th October for World Mental Health Day)

Standard Issue Magazine‘It’s checkout time’ (October 2016)

The Journal/Chronicle – ‘Weak? Scary? Violent?’ – a feature for World Mental Health Day – October 2016

BBC Radio Newcastle – interview – October 2016

Huffington Post – Lifestyle (Five things anxiety sufferers do not want to hear – featured blogger – September 2016)

Huffington Post – Ents (An open letter to Brad and Ange – featured blogger – September 2016)

Anxious Times (The lookout – July 2016)