Nearly half of all patients withhold critical information about their mental health out of fear, embarrassment and judgement, a new study has found. The same was true for patients who were victim of sexual assault or domestic violence. The results...
Rethink Mental IllnessA new study has found that nearly 50% of all patients questioned wouldn't tell their doctor if they were suicidal or depressed due to the fear of being judged. Do you openly discuss your mental health with your GP? Tweet us your thoughts.
This page looks at tips and suggestions for supporting someone living with a mental illness.
Rethink Mental IllnessIt's #WorldFriendshipDay 👯♂️👯♀️! If you've got a friend who lives with a mental illness but you're sometimes not sure on the best way to support them then we've got some great advice for you below. Look after each other out there!
It is right that there are occasions where people are sectioned to protect their family and themselves from harm. But patients should also be given more choice as to how the treatment they receive might look
Rethink Mental IllnessNeil Coyle MP @coyleneil explains with moving personal testimony why - alongside us - he's calling for lasting change to the Mental Health Act.
"It was difficult for me to accept help, for my loved ones to support me. I found it humiliating, I didn’t trust anyone."
Rethink Mental Illness1 in 100 of us will experience a period of psychosis at some point in our lives but it's a condition which is still misunderstood. We had a chat about what psychosis can be like with @HuffPost
Mental health is now clearly established as a national priority. However, when fewer than four in ten people who need support are accessing mental health services, there is still a long way to go on the road to equality.
Most of us would expect to receive local treatment whilst under the care of the NHS but many don't get it.
Rethink Mental IllnessResearch published today has added further evidence to the problem of out of area treatment in mental health rehab services. Figures show that 2,600 out of area placements have been commissioned in the last 3 years. Read more below
The most unwell shouldn't be sent the furthest away.
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Rethink Mental IllnessWhen Julia was seriously ill she was sent to a hospital three hours from home.
Around 3,000 people are currently in a similar situation.
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