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Our other patrons and vloggers

  • Nikki DuBose – model, author and mental health activist

Nikki DuBose is a former model turned author, speaker, and mental health advocate. Nikki understands the complexities and despair that sufferers go through as she herself battled with a wide range of mental health conditions, including eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, depression, psychosis and even suicide attempts.

Nikki has been featured on television shows and networks such as TD Jakes, CBS Los Angeles, and the Oprah Winfrey Network, and profiled in publications such as People, LA Times, Vogue UK, Esquire, India Times, and Inquisitr. Find out more about Nikki.



  • John Simmit – comedian and actor

John Simmit is a British actor and comedian. He has appeared on The Real McCoy show and The Gadget Show. From 1997 to 2001 he played Dipsy in the BBC children’s TV series Teletubbies.  Find out more about John.


  • Tom King – mental health in education petitioner

Tom King is a UK based mental health activist with a particular interest in mental health within the educational setting. He is currently in the final year of studying to be a mental health nurse. Tom plays a pivotal role in our Headucationuk campaign to get mental health education as a compulsory subject on the UK National Curriculum at both primary and secondary school level. Find out more about Tom.



  • Mike Logan Stubbs – musician and mental health activist

Mike Logan Stubbs is a UK based musician. After a song he wrote about his own battle with depression went viral overnight, he hopes to reach out to others suffering with mental health problems.

Listen to his track ‘Pain No More’.


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