Mental Health: James Routledge

“Getting out of bed was hard. Every day felt like a chore – it felt like the grind. And one night in bed, I just thought to myself, if I feel the same way again tomorrow morning, I honestly don’t want to wake up…” 

Continuing our Mental Health mini-series, we look back on our discussion with James Routledge, Founder and former CEO of Sanctus – a purpose-driven mental health organisation focused on providing support in the workplace. 

In today’s episode we hear about James’s mental health journey and how it led to starting and growing Sanctus, including: 

  • Why none of the existing mental health services felt like the right choice for James [00:54] 
  • The most difficult steps he had to take in his own mental health journey [07:49] 
  • James’s advice on how you can find balance as a Founder [10:59]

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⛳️  Helpful links: 

➡️ Find out more about James – 

➡️ Check out Sanctus – 

And for helpful mental health resources, head to: 

➡️ Mental Health Foundation – 

➡️ The Samaritans can be reached on 116 123 

➡️ And for local help and support, call the Mind Infoline at 0300 123 3393 or text 86463 

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