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Graham Morgan

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: Argyll and Bute
Languages: English
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I have an MBE for services to mental health and most of my creative work features mine and other peoples experience of mental ill health, human rights and compulsory treatment. However within this work I often include issues around relationships, love, the natural world, death and grief.

When my second memoir START was launched I delivered successful author events across Scotland. However, it is in my professional role in engagement and community development that I have gained most experience. I have run and facilitated various creative writing groups and workshops for people with mental health problems; delivered group readings and events at Mental Health and Arts Festivals and provided mental health awareness training using my story alongside others to mental health professionals, the public, the third sector, prisoners and young people to help people understand our lives.

I am used to running workshops and giving speeches and talks in groups from as small as four people to up to 300 people. I have appeared in the media, including the press, radio and television and am happy to continue to do so. I love the public side to creativity and manage to come slightly more alive than usual when performing!

Local authorities will visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events will deliver

Panel event; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience will work with

Carers; People experiencing mental health problems; Prisoners & young offenders; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Vulnerable adults

Topics of work

Activism & protest; Biography & memoir; Coasts, seas & oceans; Death, grief & bereavement; Discrimination & prejudice; Drug addiction, alcoholism & substance abuse; Family; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Human rights; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Nature; Violence & abuse

Age groups published for


Age groups will work with

12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+