Hope Virgo

hopevHope is a mental health campaigner, author and ambassador for The Shaw Mind Foundation.

Hope talks about:

• Anorexia and eating disorders, general mental health and wellbeing
• Her own experiences of mental illness
• Help and advice on where to go to get help and support needed
• Information on signs and symptoms to look out for if you think that someone is struggling
About Hope:

Hope suffered with anorexia for over 4 years, before being admitted to a mental health hospital in 2007. She lived in the hospital for over a year, fighting one of the hardest battles of her life. Since being discharged, she has fought to stay well. Hope now uses her experiences of mental illness to champion the rights of others, inspire them to get well, and help break the stigma surround mental illness and currently speaks at public events, conferences and workplaces across the UK and Europe, and is extremely passionate about spreading the word on the importance of having open and understanding conversations about mental wellbeing.

For more information, or to book Hope for a speaking event, click here to email us.