Patients ask what depression is, but ultimately our understanding of mental health problems is poor
Rethink Mental Illness"The 10 minutes available to a GP for each appointment is barely enough to listen, let alone understand and provide holistic care."
A powerful letter today from a GP unable to cope with the magnitude of mental illness in the UK today.
Exposure to normal stresses is vital for children’s future wellbeing, say academics Jonathan Haidt and Pamela Paresky
Rethink Mental Illness"Rates of anxiety disorders and depression are rising rapidly among teenagers... What are we doing wrong?"
Do we have a culture of 'mollycoddling' our children which fuels mental illness?
You might have seen the coverage today about £billions more for the NHS with a big focus on improving mental health services. But with people who are most ill waiting the longest for mental health treatments, will this new money stretch far enough...
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Conceived in 1983, when people in hospital for mental illness weren’t allowed to vote, problems with the Act mean it often does more harm than good.
Rethink Mental Illness"The state has a duty to look after its vulnerable, which includes sometimes those with the most severe forms of mental illness... [there] always has to be a balance, though, and we don’t think we have that balance quite right at the moment."
Rethink Mental Illness"When we were told our son had psychosis, I felt so alone. Then Rethink Mental Illness gave me information, practical advice & hope. The whole family feels empowered"
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Normal government has effectively ceased, leaving a crucial health review on hold, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams
Rethink Mental IllnessThis article recognises the gravity of the situation that our new report #RightTreatmentRightTime has identified. Those of us living with severe mental illness must be given more support.
People with severe mental health problems are being forced to wait longer for NHS help than those with mild depression, experts have warned.
Rethink Mental Illness"Research shows that patients with conditions such as schizophrenia and personality disorder are being denied help despite feeling suicidal"
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