Our latest blogs
“I really can’t choose to leave my bipolar at home” Melanie’s story
37 year old marketer, Melanie has been recently diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder. She discusses the challenge of receiving this news and working out how and why her own perception of it could be so different from other people’s.Read more Read more
“The best decision I’ve ever made” – Ben’s story
After experiencing a breakdown, Ben was put in contact with our Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service and hasn’t looked back since. After setting up his own support group and helping others through their struggles, Ben now works for Rethink Mental Illness and says that he has finally found purpose. Here’s his story.Read more Read more
"Calories on a menu could hinder my recovery"
Katie has lived with an eating disorder for almost 15 years. While she is currently in recovery, she is worried about the government’s decision to make calories on menus mandatory in some restaurants.Read more Read more
Transphobia and mental illness – Deborah’s story
Deborah is a trans woman who experiences depression, anxiety, dissociation and personality disorders. She knows more than most about the impact that being trans can have on your mental health. In this blog, she explains her story and talks about her experience of the intersection between transphobia and mental illness.Read more Read more
The governments announcement of the long-awaited reform of the Mental Health Act
After many years of campaigning, we are delighted by today’s announcement that the Government will publish draft legislation to reform the Mental Health Act.Read more Read more
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