Our media team work with print, broadcast and online journalists across England. We can provide comment on a range of issues relating to severe mental illness and also have a bank of case studies. Our specialist areas are schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression and personality disorder. We do not cover eating disorders.
Our response to new plans announced today by the Home Secretary Theresa May, to change the Mental Health Act to stop children and young people with mental illness being detained in police cells.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed the launch by the Government of four new projects, aimed at helping people with mental health problems get into work.
In response to new research published today by Oxford University, which reveals that many women who die during or after pregnancy have mental health problems, Mark Winstanley CEO of Rethink Mental Illness said:
A joint letter by Rethink Mental Illness and five other leading mental health organisations about proposed cuts to mental health budgets
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed the Government’s promise of an extra £2bn funding for the NHS, and says mental health must be a top priority in how that money is spent.
A response from Rethink Mental Illness to the Government's announcement of £150m extra funding for children and young people’s mental health services, and treatment for eating disorders.
A response from Rethink Mental Illness to breaking news that a teenage girl with mental health problems in Devon has been held in a police cells for a number of days
Following proposals to cut mental health budgets, leading mental health organisations call for action to address mental health funding crisis.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness has commended Richard Hammond for speaking openly about his experiences of depression and obsessive compulsive behaviour.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed a new study into the links between schizophrenia and dementia, but also called for more research into the causes of mental illness.