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Mar 2019

  • Largest survey of its kind reveals extent of university students’ struggles with thoughts of self-harm, loneliness and anxiety

    The largest mental health survey ever conducted on UK university students, comprising of 37,654 respondents, found that almost 1 in 10 (9.4%) think about self-harming often or all the time.

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  • Rethink Mental Illness welcomes new NHS waiting times for mental health services

    The NHS have today announced that it will respond to emergency mental health needs within one hour under new national standards. For people accessing emergency mental health services in the community, it will be 24 hours.

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  • Not being able to talk to friends about caring leaves one in three unpaid carers socially isolated

    Seven national charities, including Rethink Mental Illness, come together to launch theme for Carers Week 2019, the UK’s drive to raise awareness of caring.

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  • Rethink Mental Illness responds to CQC report on learning from deaths in care

    In the pursuit of a first class mental healthcare system, we must always celebrate examples of good practice. Following the release of the CQC’s report into learning from deaths in care, a review of the national framework that we contributed to, it is clear that there are many instances of good practice.

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