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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Awareness of mental illness can be a vital first step on the road to real, lasting change but coming together and taking action can help us ensure that everyone severely affected by mental illness gets the help and support they need.
Why I went viral on Twitter after talking about being evicted on Sky News
Rethink Mental IllnessHaving a safe & secure place to call home is vital for everyone, particularly for people living with a mental illness. This week @kirstar19 our campaigns officer went viral after a controversial interview where she was standing up for renters’ rights >
Rethink Mental IllnessImproving the lives of those of us severely affected by mental illness goes beyond clinical support. We often hear that services and social support which people need to support their recovery just aren't there. Tell us what you think needs to change here >
Rethink Mental IllnessImproving the lives of those of us severely affected by mental illness goes beyond clinical support. We often hear that services and social support which people need to support their recovery just aren't there. Tell us what you think needs to change.
National mental health charity: information, services & a strong voice for everyone affected by mental illness - challenging attitudes and changing lives.
Rethink Mental IllnessOur research for #WorldBipolarDay has shown that one of the commonest mental illnesses is also one of the most misunderstood.
👉 19% of us can't spot any symptoms of bipolar
👉 32% of us thought bipolar meant two personalities
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Patients who may already be experiencing delusions might be lied to under new plans.
Rethink Mental IllnessCalls to make a genetic test for schizophrenia available on the NHS have been rebuffed by Sir Robin Murray, who sits on our clinical advisory panel.
"At present genetic testing is likely to be relevant for only a small proportion of patients” Read more >
Powerful strains of cannabis found in London are driving psychosis rates to the highest levels recorded in Europe, a new study has found.
Rethink Mental IllnessWe hear the phrase 'psychosis' much more in the media these days but how many of us could honestly explain what it was? This article gives a good overview of what psychosis is and what experiencing it can be like.