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 annoucned by Theresa May to stop people with mental illness being detained in police cells, including £15m funding to provide more crisis services.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness is launching a support group next month for people affected by self-harm in Spalding.
Rethink Mental Illness is supporting the charity CLASP to organise the second ‘Walking out of Darkness’ event on May 16th, which will bring mental health out of the shadows and into the spotlight in the heart of London.
The story of how one man managed to track down the stranger who stopped him from taking his own life on Waterloo Bridge, has been turned into a moving documentary - The Stranger on the Bridge - to be shown on Channel 4 (4th May at 9pm).
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness will run a free course for carers of people with mental illness in the city starting this month (30th April).
Rethink Mental Illness has become the 50th charity to enrol in the National Free Wills Network, offering its supporters the chance to have their will drawn up for free.
Rethink Mental Illness comment on media reporting of Germanwings plane crash
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has teamed up with NHS England and other mental health organisations to launch a major new Taskforce aimed at dramatically improving mental health services in England.
Rethink Mental Illness response to a new report by the Work and Pensions Committee which calls for an independent review to investigate whether benefit sanctions are being applied fairly.
Rethink Mental Illness and Mind's Time to Change campaign brands The Voices as an 'irresponsible film that will fuel damaging stereotypes about people with mental health problems'