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.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness is calling on the Government to take action to improve fit-for-work tests, as a new Work and Pensions Committee report published today says the system must be completely redesigned.
The mental health charities Rethink Mental Illness and Mind have issued a joint response to the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide, published today (16 July 2014) by the University of Manchester.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness has joined forces with Cheshire West and Chester Council to launch a support group for people with mental health problems next month (6th August).
A mental health activist from Deal is hosting a ball next month (9th August) to raise money for the national charity Rethink Mental Illness, and to improve awareness of mental health.
Rethink Mental Illness has responded to an article in the Daily Telegraph, which suggests that the Government is considering proposals to remove benefits from people who refuse to undergo treatment for mental illness.
The CEO of the charity Rethink Mental Illness says he hopes the CentreForum Mental Health Commission report out today (1), will prompt a national conversation about emotional wellbeing.
A confidential self-harm helpline, which was launched in Gloucestershire in 2009 by the national charity Rethink Mental Illness, is to extend its opening hours and will offer daily support from today.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness will run a free course for carers of people with mental illness starting next month (16th July).
A mental health service in Exmouth has teamed up with Learn Devon to run taster sessions in art, cooking and computing starting next week (2nd July).
The charity Rethink Mental Illness is calling on local commissioners to seize the opportunity to use a new NHS information tool to improve mental health care in their communities.