Our latest press releases
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
Charities call for an independent inquiry into welfare related deaths
21 leading charities and mental health organisations, including Mind, Liberty and the Trussell Trust are backing a campaign by Rethink Mental Illness calling for an independent inquiry into the deaths of vulnerable people who rely on support from the welfare system.Read more Read more
Mental health rehabilitation must be transformed so most vulnerable are no longer invisible in the system
Patients with the most severe and enduring mental health problems are effectively “invisible” in the health care system, reveals a new report published by Rethink Mental Illness and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych).Read more Read more
Debate on decriminalisation of recreational cannabis must include potential for public harm
Rethink Mental Illness is calling on policy makers to ensure the debate around the legalisation of cannabis for recreational purposes reflects the likely impact on the most vulnerable in society and those at greater risk of, or living with, severe mental illness.Read more Read more
Somerset to be a trailblazer for mental health care
A new alliance of charities has been formed to develop a bold new community-based mental health support service for Somerset residents.Read more Read more
Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group launch new programme to tackle mental health challenge in young people across the UK
Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group launch a new project to support the mental health of young people as part of their partnership which will continue for an additional year.Read more Read more
How to contact the media team
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