Our latest press releases
Rethink Mental Illness responds to White Paper on Health & Care
CEO Mark Winstanley gives his response to the government's white paper: Integration and Innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all.Read more Read more
Mental Health Act white paper signals reform
The government will today unveil a white paper, setting out its plans to reform the Mental Health Act. This will be the first time the act has significantly changed since 1983.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness responds to new Public Health England data
Yesterday, Public Health England released new data that reveals for the first time that people severely affected by mental illness are 4.5 times more likely to die before the age of 75, with significant regional variations.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness responds to "Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2019/20"
Today saw the release of the report, Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2019/20, produced by the Care Quality Commission.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness welcomes government winter mental health plan and commitment to additional funding
"This announcement demonstrates that the groundswell of people and organisations calling for a new social contract on mental health is being heard."Read more Read more
New polling reveals scale of public support for suspending benefit sanctions during the pandemic
New online research for Rethink Mental Illness shows a majority of 6 in 10 UK adults (59%) support their call for the government to suspend sanctions on claimants of Universal Credit for the next six months.Read more Read more
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If you are a UK journalist with a media enquiry please contact us using the details below.
Please note that, unfortunately, we are unable to assist with student requests.
24 hour media line
Tel: 0207 840 3138
This number is forwarded to an on-call press officer
outside of office hours, including bank holidays and weekends.
You can also contact Patrick O’Brien, Senior Media Officer, via email@example.com. This email address is also monitored out of hours.
Reporting on mental illness: a guide for journalists, Please see the Time to Change website