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Jonny Benjamin

Jonny Benjamin

Mental Health Campaigner

Jonny Benjamin is an award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger from London.

At the age of 20 he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar, and later began making films on YouTube about the condition that have been watched by hundreds of thousands of people.

Jonny now speaks publicly about living with mental illness and has written articles and given various interviews on TV, Radio and in print around the world to help educate and break stigma. He was awarded the first Janey Antoniou award from Rethink Mental Illness to recognize the achievements of his work and was subsequently made an ambassador for the charity. Jonny has also been awarded the prestigious Making A Difference award from the charity Mind.

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