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We’re swearing to tackle mental illness – MQ Mental Health

Wednesday 17th May 2017 ‘Research has the power to transform young people’s lives. We swear to take it on, if you swear to help.’ Mental illness in young people is […] Read more

General election 2017: Conservatives pledge to end mental health ‘injustice’

Sunday 7th May 2017 Announcing their latest pledge ahead of the general election on 8 June, Mr Hunt told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show: “If you have a child that […] Read more

Author Joanna Cannon: why I’m going back to the psychiatric wards

Tuesday 25th April Helene Mulholland Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, who quit psychiatry more than two years ago to concentrate on writing, is returning to the […] Read more

Duke and Duchess surprise Radio 1 DJ as part of mental health campaign

21st April 2017 Amelia Butterfly The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have surprised a Radio 1 DJ by visiting the studio to discuss mental health. Adele Roberts is running the […] Read more

Time To Act on Depression

7th April 2017, Rachel Stuff, CIPD It’s with good reason that the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) World Health Day on 7 April will focus on depression. Depression is the largest […] Read more

Dignity Action Day 2017

1st February 2017 Dignity Action Day #DAD2017 is an annual opportunity for health and social care workers, and members of the public to uphold people’s rights to dignity and provide […] Read more

From Split to Psycho: Why Cinema Fails Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

12th January 2017 M Night Shyamalan’s new movie, Split, stars James McAvoy as a character with 23 different personalities. And, like most screen portrayals of the disorder, it is seen […] Read more

Forget The Gold Bikini. For People With Mental Illness Carrie Fisher Was A Queen

28th December 2016 I’ve never seen Star Wars but discovering Fisher through Stephen Fry’s documentary on manic depression immediately made me feel less alone. ’ll let you in on a […] Read more

“I want my homeless brother to be forced to get help”

22nd November 2016 Abi is desperate to get help for her 28-year-old brother who has been sleeping rough since February. Patrick, an aspiring musician, has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and […] Read more

Emily wanted to die when her son was taken. Nurses gave her a future…

27th October 2016 “If my children were ever taken off me, I wouldn’t survive the day,” was my sister’s emotive, yet understandable, comment when we were discussing the impact losing […] Read more

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