Campaign for change
Rethink Mental Illness supporters campaign nationally and locally to improve the lives of everyone living with mental illness. Together, we have pushed mental health up the public agenda and changed Government policy.
Take action now - read about our campaigns below:
Email your MP today. Act for Mental Health.
Thanks to pressure from Rethink Mental Illness and others, last autumn the Government set up and Independent Review of the Mental Health Act. The Review's interim report confirms what we have long known: that there are serious problems with the Mental Health Act.
Click here to email your MP about improving the rights of people detained under the Mental Health Act.
Supported housing is a lifeline for many people with mental illness, helping them get out of hospital and their lives back on track. But new Government plans put these services at risk, leaving thousands of people unsure about the future of their homes and those who are desperately waiting for a place even less likely to find one. Help us today and email your MP.
Keep up to date with our campaigns
Help us campaign to change the lives of people affected by mental illness by signing up to be a Rethink Mental Illness campaigner.Find out more about running your own campaign
Whether you want to tackle stigma, save a local service or fight for changes to the law - the Take Action Guide is full of information and tips to help you create and run your own campaigns.
This is an exciting time for mental health. The Mental Health Taskforce has published its recommendations to improve mental health outcomes over the next five years. Within this, the NHS has committed to £1billion to implement the recommendations of the Taskforce.