Our media team work with print, broadcast and online journalists across the UK. We can provide comment on a range of issues relating to mental illness and also have a bank of case studies.
In response to the announcement of the upcoming NHS Long Term Funding Plan, Mark Winstanley, Chief Executive of Rethink Mental Illness said...
"On behalf of the Mental Health Policy Group, we support the ambition to achieve a world class mental health service, which has rightly been given the attention it deserves in the NHS Long Term Plan."
Therapy dogs can help prisoners to restore their mental health and reduce the risk of serious self-harm, according to a report published today.
The charity’s focus for next year, as chosen by Lloyds Banking Group colleagues, will be to look at the main issues affecting young people, equipping them with the skills and knowledge to protect their mental health.
The Mental Health Policy Group, of which Rethink Mental Illness is a member, is pleased to present the following Consensus Statement to improving the lives of people with mental health problems.
Today the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act published its final report with around 150 recommendations for change. We are really pleased to hear that the Prime Minister has welcomed the Review and that the Government plans to bring forward a new mental health bill.
“It’s sad to see the number of children and young people with mental health problems going up and not down, although not surprising."
People with lifelong, severe and complex conditions like schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder are waiting an average of 14 weeks for an assessment, leaving some feeling suicidal.
New analysis of NHS Digital data by the charity Rethink Mental Illness reveals huge regional variation in the numbers of people subject to the Mental Health Act – in some areas almost three times the national average.
New research released by the mental health anti-stigma campaign, Time to Change, reveals that when asked, nearly nine in ten 16-24-year-olds would tell friends and family they are ‘fine’, even if struggling with a mental health problem.