Blogs

03 2020

  • My uni experience was moulded by mental illness: Rosie's Story

    For University Mental Health Day, we spoke to our student ambassadors about their experience of university and mental illness. Here's Rosie's story...

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  • Eating Disorders: "I felt powerless. Now I feel powerful"

    For Eating Disorders Awareness Week, our amazing ambassador Juliette Burton talks through the reality of living with different eating disorders.

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  • Life as a mature student: A second chance

    For University Mental Health Day, we spoke to our student ambassadors about their experience of university and mental illness. Here's Emma's story...

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  • Stop Benefit Deaths Campaign: Kelly's story

    As part of our Stop Benefit Deaths Campaign, Kelly, who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder, told us about her experience of the welfare system.

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  • Charities call for an independent inquiry into welfare related deaths

    Eighteen leading charities and mental health organisations, including Mind, Liberty and the Trussell Trust are backing a campaign by Rethink Mental Illness calling for an independent inquiry into the deaths of vulnerable people who rely on support from the welfare system.

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  • Managing your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak

    Coronavirus media coverage is everywhere. Here are some tips from our colleague Peer on how to manage your mental health in this non-stop news cycle.

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  • Stop Benefit Deaths: our campaign calling for an independent inquiry

    This week, Rethink Mental Illness launched Stop Benefit Deaths, a campaign calling for an independent inquiry into welfare related deaths. Danielle Hamm, our Associate Director for Campaigns and Policy explains more about the campaign.

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  • An important update for Rethink Mental Illness groups

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  • Coronavirus: Advice for carers of those with severe mental illness

    If you are a carer for someone living with mental illness, coronavirus can cause a lot of complications. Here's our guidance.

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  • Five ways to get moving around the house

    Mowing the lawn, indoor sock golf and lots more! There are plenty of ways to exercise without leaving the house.

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  • Top tips on managing your mental health during Covid-19

    Our supporters gave us their top tips on how to manage your mental health whilst enacting social distancing during Covid-19.

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  • Coronavirus Act 2020: everything you need to know

    Emergency legislation known as the Coronavirus Act 2020 has been introduced by the government to help the country cope with the demands caused by the coronavirus outbreak. We have looked at how the legislation may affect people living with severe mental illness.

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  • Social care and coronavirus – temporary changes to the law

    Emergency legislation known as the Coronavirus Act 2020 has been introduced by the government to help the country cope with the demands caused by the coronavirus outbreak. We have looked at how the legislation may affect people living with severe mental illness and their carers.

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  • Covid 19: Advice for people severely affected by mental illness & carers

    Information to help you ease or overcome the problems of living with a severe mental illness during a pandemic.

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  • Coronavirus and clozapine

    Find out what impact coronavirus has for the people who are taking clozapine.

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