Self-care is important. Whether you have a mental health issue or you're caring for someone who does - it needs to be a priority for all of us. Chloe Brotheridge hypnotherapist, anxiety expert and author of The Anxiety Solution: a Quieter Mind, a Calmer You tells us why.
public still dramatically misinformed about schizophrenia
New survey from Rethink Mental Illness show that, although there have been significant strides forward in public attitudes towards mental illness in recent years, schizophrenia remains a widely misunderstood illness.
Following the successful ‘Meet your CCG’ campaign last year, Rethink Mental Illness has published the ‘Progress through Partnership’ report. This report highlights low levels of co-production within the design of mental health services, and identifies ways in which CCGs can be supported to involve experts by experience more.
As MPs set off for their summer break following the General Election, Chris from our campaigns team reflects on a busy six months and how, together with our supporters, we are helping shape mental health policy and ensuring that people with mental illness have a voice.
New proposals, developed by Health Education England (HEE), announced today (31 July) present plans to increase the number of mental health professionals available in England. This ambitious strategy promises 21,000 new mental health posts across nurses, psychiatrists and support workers, as well as plans to improve retention of current staff.
Today, (27 July), Rethink Mental Illness has released new findings which reveal that people with mental illness are facing a ‘locked door’ of prejudice and misunderstanding from employers, which is keeping them out of the workplace, even when they feel well enough and ready to return to work.
This year we attended our first London Pride and received an overwhelming positive response from the audience as we marched in the parade.
We’ve also updated out LGBTQ+ factsheet, so if you would like to know more, click here.
Below Fiona, from our fundraising team, tells us how she felt about the day!