Over the past 20 years Bridget has worked predominantly in Health and Social care. She has worked with services for clients with complex needs, including those affected by drug and alcohol misuse, mental ill health, domestic violence and people with a learning disability. Bridget is an Internal Verifier and is responsible for verifying and internally auditing NVQ and VRQ’s through various awarding bodies. In 2007 Bridget became a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and since then has delivered training to hundreds of people. Bridget’s main goal is to peel back the layers, myths and assumptions surrounding mental ill health and reveal a new understanding of what mental health is.