The difference your legacy will make
NHS statistics about the number of people affected by mental illness are far from complete, but we believe that there are around 300,000 people in England and Wales currently receiving treatment for schizophrenia. Many more people will be living their everyday lives coping with its symptoms without having a diagnosis, and many others will experience psychosis, bipolar disorder, depression or anxiety. We know there are many more people who need our help, and this number will only grow as public services around the UK continue to be cut. By leaving a gift to Rethink Mental Illness in your will you can ensure that our vital work continues.
A crucial commitment
By agreeing to leave a gift to Rethink Mental Illness in your will – and telling us about it now – you can help give us the guaranteed funds we need to pay for crucial services today and tomorrow. It means that any gift, no matter how large or small, will help to provide essential care and support for people affected by mental illness now and for generations to come.
When making a will, we know that your first priority is to provide for and look after your loved ones, but many people find that even after they've done this they can leave something to a charity they hold close to their hearts.
Imagine a day when no one affected by mental illness has to wake up to stigma, discrimination, ignorance and prejudice that prevents them from living the life they want, getting the job they deserve or even just getting the right treatment. Imagine a day when mental illness is thought of in just the same way as any other treatable condition and nobody is afraid to seek the help they need.