Blogs

06 2021

  • Being a carer during the pandemic

    Paul Marsh, 66 has been married to Julie, 62, for over 40 years. In the early years of their marriage, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Paul was working, and while his job was stressful, it meant he could support Julie and their young family.

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  • Caring for Carers: The Carers Oxfordshire Service

    "First and foremost, we listen to the carers we are here to support. It is their experiences that help guide and shape the services we provide." For Carers Week 2021, we chat with Kay Francis from The Oxfordshire Carers Service about how her team is meeting the needs of carers in the local community.

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  • The new NHS Digital scheme for collecting data from GPs

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  • Social care - managing the nation's mental health

    Mental health social care in England is facing a huge challenge which has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. In this blog, Alex from our campaigns team delves deeper into why mental health social care is so essential, and what we want the government to do to better support people severely affected by mental illness.

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  • Making equality our goal

    Every year since 1969, the LGBTQ+ community has come together in July to celebrate Pride. In this blog, Kate Husselbee, our Director of Strategy and Transformation, looks at her own experiences and how Rethink Mental Illness is working to put equity at the heart of everything we do.

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  • Navigating different spaces: Peter's story

    Peter talks about his experiences as part of the LGBT+ community and what impact those had on his mental health.

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