Our latest press releases
Bereaved relatives and leading mental health charity call on DWP Secretary of State to launch public inquiry into benefits deaths and serious harm
Families who have lost loved ones in cases where the Department for Work and Pensions has been implicated in their death, have today written to the Secretary of State, Thérèse Coffey to demand a public inquiry into deaths and serious harm related to the benefits system.Read more Read more
Reforming the Mental Health Act: our reaction to the governments response to consultation
Today, Thursday 15 July, the government published its response to the Mental Health Act consultation. Mark Winstanley, CEO of Rethink Mental Illness responds.Read more Read more
Rethink Mental Illness statement on the killing of Dalian Atkinson
Today, 23 June 2021, a jury at Birmingham crown court convicted PC Benjamin Monk of the manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson in 2016. Dalian, a former professional footballer, was unwell and experiencing a mental health crisis when he was killed.Read more Read more
Becoming an anti-racist organisation - progress update May 2021
Next week is the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis. In the days and weeks that followed, the global response to this horrendous event forced us to confront our own shortcomings in challenging racism.Read more Read more
Primary and community mental health services to be improved with £1m investment
£1million will be invested in to primary and community mental health services in Sheffield over the next three years.The national charity, Rethink Mental Illness, has selected Sheffield to be one of four national sites in England to develop new models of delivering mental health care with voluntary, community and social enterprises (VCSEs).Read more Read more
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