Our latest press releases
Statement on DWP sanctions and work-conditionality
Our statement on the DWP announcement that work conditionality will be returning from 1st July 2020.Read more Read more
Joint statement on work-related conditionality and sanctions
With the UK facing the risk of the biggest increase in unemployment in a generation, we are calling for a further 6 month suspension of work related conditionality and sanctions.Read more Read more
Failure to undertake “routine but life-saving” physical health checks for people with mental illness must come to end post-lockdown, urges charity
Rethink Mental Illness is calling on health professionals and GPs in particular to learn from the crisis of Covid-19 as lockdown eases, taking urgent action to meet NHS targets for essential physical health checks for people with severe mental illness, as a survey from the charity highlights the acute impact of the pandemic on people living with mental illness.Read more Read more
People living with severe mental illness at heightened risk of relapse or crisis during pandemic
Rethink Mental Illness says improved access to mental health services must be prioritised as the country continues to navigate out of lockdown in a new briefing published today which highlights the acute impact of the pandemic on people living with severe mental illness.Read more Read more
80% of people living with mental illness say current crisis has made their mental health worse
Rethink Mental Illness is highlighting the importance of sustained investment in mental health services and calling for mental health to be a government priority during the pandemic.Read more Read more
Somerset provides rapid response to offer mental health support during Covid-19 pandemic
The Somerset Mental Health Alliance has expanded its services to support adults and older people who may be struggling with their mental health as the county responds to the Covid-19 pandemic.Read more Read more
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Reporting on mental illness: a guide for journalists, Please see the Time to Change website