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Podcast: Me, Myself and Mind

Chef Director of Brunswick House, St Leonards and Founder of Pilot Light. Andrew talks to us about his own journey of recovery and how this has encouraged him to create his own campaign; supporting others in hospitality who are struggling with mental health issues.

Listen to Andrew discuss why placing your own happiness in others never works, how he feels about bullying and the shortage of chefs in the industry.

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    Our stories

  • Darryl Quested

    I always find it difficult to explain my anxiety and depression to people, it all began with me at a young age, being diagnosed with GAD and depression at the age of 13 (the year my mother was first diagnosed with cancer) Read More

  • Marty's Story

    On the 31st of August 2018, my twin brother and best friend Marty, decided to take his own life. He had been battling depression for what seemed like only a short while compared to some, but a battle that has left a lasting, hanging hole and... Read More

  • Jonny Rothfield

    I had a mental breakdown in June 2015. I apparently left home around 5am on a Monday morning and was declared a missing person for 4 days. I was found over 100 miles away from home. From what I’ve been told I walked there, but I was also seen with... Read More

  • Hannah Clare

    I have had issues with my mental health as long as I can remember, I have always been a natural performer and carer, just wanting to spread some joy and putting others before myself. Read More

  • Jools Moore

    Mental health week was last month. For me it’s every week, every day, every hour, sometimes the minute I’m in. I live with a brain that’s outta control sometimes. I’ve trained it to be on par….mostly. Read More

  • Nikifor Mleczak

    You would be surprised how many people can help, how many of them just wait for opportunity to help someone! Read More

  • Jamie Tandoh

    Our day begins at 5am. We open the doors early and wave goodbye to the last customers nearly 10 hours later. Read More

  • Joe Laker

    I always considered myself someone who could tackle any problem life presented to me. Read More

We cannot do this alone! Together, we can create a community of like-minded professionals united by a common cause: to shine a light on these issues and act as a beacon of support to those affected by them.

Contact us at info@pilotlightcampaign.co.uk to continue this conversation.