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05 2023

  • Charity warns government must act to stop ongoing harm on 40th anniversary of Mental Health Act

    The government must urgently enact the new bill to reform the Mental Health Act to prevent ongoing harm to people living with mental illness, Rethink Mental Illness has said on the 40th anniversary of the legislation.

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  • Our statement on the growing mortality gap

    Rethink Mental Illness comment on new analysis from the Royal College of Psychiatrists about the growing mortality gap faced by people severely affected by mental illness

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  • We respond to news that Metropolitan Police will stop attending most mental health incidents

    The Metropolitan Police has announced it will stop responding to most mental health emergency calls. Read our response here.

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  • ‘Stigma effect’ stops three in five people experiencing mental illness from seeking help, survey reveals

    For Mental Health Awareness Week 2023, a survey of people living with mental illness highlights how anxiety limits their daily lives and reveals concerns about stigma and a lack of understanding around their condition.

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