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11 2023

  • Shelving of Mental Health Act reform a "profound betrayal" of people living with mental illness

    In the King's Speech today, it was confirmed that the Mental Health Act will not be reformed before the next general election as promised. See our response here.

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  • Rethink Mental Illness responds to government's Back to Work Plan

    The government has published a plan aimed at supporting people with long-term health conditions back into work. Read our response here.

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  • New statistics put spotlight on mental health of children and young people

    Charity Rethink Mental Illness comments on new statistics from NHS England which show one in five children and young people in England aged eight to 25 had a probable mental disorder in 2023

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  • Rethink Mental Illness responds to Autumn Statement

    Today the government made its Autumn Statement, which set out a raft of changes to the support people receive through the benefits system. Read our response here.

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  • Our position on Oxevision, the new monitoring system in mental health units

    We set out our current position on the use of monitoring systems introduced to mental health units across the country.

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