Until a few years ago Black Friday was little known outside of the USA - but in today’s connected world, offers of large discounts and unbelievable deals constantly fill our screens and send our notifications into overdrive. This blog for Black Friday, Chris shares her tips for looking after our money when we might not be in a great position.
A drizzly Saturday in November may not have seemed the most promising start to Members’ Day this year, however the rain didn’t dampen the resolve of our members, with over 200 turning out to enjoy the event - over twice as many as attended last year!
I first realised something was wrong during my first term at university. It didn’t take too long to work out what: I had depression. This weekend I received the Janey Antoniou Award which recognises my contribution to changing the lives of people with mental illness.
If ever we needed a reminder that mental illness can affect anyone, at any point, and in a number of complex ways, The Boy with the Topknot, a new one-part drama airing on BBC Two at 9pm tonight, is precisely that.
Invisible Struggles 2017 is a conference for young people ages 16 - 25, held by Rethink Mental Illness.
Rethink Mental Illness’s North West Regional Committee in conjunction with Chester PLUS are putting on a roadshow in Chester highlighting the power, value and range of volunteering opportunities that exist across the whole of Cheshire.
A new law which aims to reduce the use of force in mental health units has been given initial approval by MPs. Rory Weal from our Campaigns and Policy team outlines why this is an important step in protecting the rights of people severely affected by mental illness.
This Saturday, as part of our national members day, we will be presenting the 2017 Janey Antoniou Award to a campaigner who has made an outstanding contribution to bringing about change for people with mental illness. In this special blog, our winner for 2016 Tamanna reflects on her year as our Janey winner and how we can all make a difference.
Managing your money can be difficult, and your mental health can suffer if you are dealing with money worries like debt problems, overspending and problems with benefits. Our new Mental Health & Money Advice service can help.