Now is the time to re-imagine a kinder society that better protects our mental health.
Be kind to yourself. Be kind to others.

Helen was interviewed by Jonathan Harden on his Honest Actors’ Podcast about Talking Taboos and it’s now available to listen to for free online – on your favourite podcasting site!

Two of the monologues featuring Jonathan and Helen – Axis & Seagull – are also featured on the podcast

16. 10.19

Producer Helen Vine chatted taboos to Gary Standley on BBC Radio Norfolk last night – catch it here at 23 mins in!

It’s #AlcoholAwarenessWeek (11 -17 Nov 2019) and the slogan this year is #AlcoholAndMe
It is all about awareness-raising, campaigning for change and learning about the impact alcohol has on our health. For more info visit

The Talking Taboos Listening Chair is at The Millennium Library in Norwich this week! (11th – 18th November).

Take a seat and listen to the stories in your own space. There are a range of leaflets available to read and take away for support and advice.

The Talking Taboos launch event will be happening at Norwich Arts Centre on Wednesday 6th November. Tickets are free but booking is advised and are available from HERE. The organisations and mental health advocates that will be in attendance at the event are:

Al-Anon, AA, Leeway, The Matthew Project, 4Cs, Time Norfolk and mental health ambassador Tod Sullivan. There will also be a video appearance from mental health advocate Jack Teare.

The recorded monologues are currently touring around Norfolk Libraries in the form of a listening chair. They have so far visited Kings Lynn, Dereham, Plumstead Road (Norwich) and Sheringham. The chair will be at Great Yarmouth library from the 4th – 9th of November, and will finish the current run at Norwich’s Millenium Library from the 11th – 18th November.

Helen Vine with Lizz Page from and at Plumstead Road Library, Norwich