Mental Illness, Disability – Music and Art (MIDMA)


PLEASE BE AWARE, Readers WILL encounter issues and language that may be offensive or upsetting to some!


Introduction to MIDMA

An Introduction to this part of the LAAMB web site, how it came about, and how I came into contact with Jason T Ingram.




Poem – The Cranial Empire by Joseph Fletcher

Lincoln Poet, Joseph Fletcher reflects on his struggles.


David Simpson – Mental Health Awareness

Louth musician, David Simpson reflects on Mental Health Awareness Week (including link to video)


Foreword by ‘Melody’

A really moving testament by Artist, Melody, and her daily struggles to function.


Introduction by Jason T Ingram

This is a VERY long article by Jason, an American Multimedia Artist and Mental Health Activist.


Jason’s World

More from Jason, and his struggle to cope with his everyday life, and his battles with the MH Authorities in the USA.


BGU Research

Young parents who are leaving the care of Local Authority Children’s Services can be supported by musical activities…..