Frank Bruno visits Bournemouth University to talk about his experiences suffering with bipolar disorder and #KNOCKOUTSTIGMA of mental health.
In 2003, Bruno was diagnosed as having Bipolar disorder. Whilst facing the public eye for years about his health, he used the media attention to challenge the stigma attached to mental health and to help raise the standards of care given to those suffering.
Bruno set up The Frank Bruno Foundation which provides non-contact boxing sessions and wellbeing programs aimed to relieve the social, emotional and mental difficulties that affects the mental health of children, young people and adults.
He now travels around the UK, talking about his story and experiences with mental health to encourage others to focus on their mental wellbeing.