Sibling Link is a peer support group for anyone over 18 with a brother or sister who has struggled with mental illness.
In person or online, Sibling Link’s aim is to keep the conversation about mental health going in the hope that stigma surrounding our mental health completely disappears.
Welcome to Sibling Link
If you have a brother or sister affected by mental ill health, you will have experienced some distress.
We run two peer support groups for adults; one for those who are caring for, affected by or worried about their sibling who is experiencing mental ill health. The other is specifically for those of us – not limited to siblings – who have been bereaved by suicide. The focus is on talking and listening.
Our online platform provides advice and information for anyone (not limited to siblings) who needs signposting to the right help and resource. It is also a virtual space for anyone within which to share their story.
Walk & Talk
Meet our founders
We are Tash and Bex and we are quietly optimistic that the momentum on talking about mental health – we all have mental health – is gathering pace. We are privileged and honoured to be part of that shift and hope to keep it going for as long as it takes for the stigma surrounding mental ill health to completely disappear.
News & Blogs
Keep up to date with the latest news, events, campaigns and stories that affect our mental health.
Writer and communicator Alastair Campbell has kindly allowed us to share ths story of his brother, Donald.
Donald was not ‘a schizophrenic’. He was a man who had schizophrenia. Big difference. He refused to let his life be defined by his illness. And he was a man who lived an amazing life despite it.
Have a conversation
"Sibling Link was born out of a very real sense that life can feel less daunting if you simply have a conversation with someone who is in the same boat as you."