Rethink Mental Illness is calling on the next Government to ensure everyone severely affected by mental illness can access the support they need through better funded and designed mental health services.
Chloe Brotheridge is a hypnotherapist, anxiety expert and author of The Anxiety Solution. Below she tells us about her journey with anxiety and what she did to tackle it. You can read more from her blog here.
Supported housing gives people with mental illness opportunities that most of us take for granted. For example, Mark now has the chance to get a job and drive a car again. “My goals now are to build my confidence...my new flat is really close to where I was living before, so I know all the bus routes into town and the local area, and that makes the change so much easier
Meet The Author is a project run by Rethink Mental Illness and Hackney and City CAMHS every other month. Author, Holly Bourne, is our host and each club we invite a new author to answer questions and discuss their book! Below member, Barry, tells us about his experience of the evening.
The York Group is the current holder of our Pringle “Group of the Year Award”. The Group supports both service users and carers and has strong links with local mental health organisations and services; it runs a number of successful fundraising and social events.
The InFinnity Project is an art project set up in memory of Finn Clark, a talented illustrator. In the blog below, Sarah and Ian, tell us more about Finns life and why art was so important to him.
During Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May) Lloyds Banking Group colleagues volunteered at Rethink Mental Illlness service centres across the Midlands as part of their charity partnership with Mental Health UK.
The Conservative party have listened to Rethink Mental Illness’ campaign calls and made a commitment to reforming the Mental Health Act if they form the Government after June’s General Election.
We hope other parties will also make commitments to reforming or replacing the Act in their upcoming manifestos. This is a timely issue that we want to win support across the political spectrum.