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Selective mutism is a severe anxiety disorder that affects both children and adults. It is believed that one in 150 children are affected and it is more common in girls that in boy. In this specially commissioned blog, Carl Sutton from iSpeak discusses growing up with this misunderstood disorder.
Did you know Transport for London produce a travel support card to help people communicate any assistance or information requirements they have with staff? You can use it on any of their services across the capital and it is free to download.
Most people in Britain believe celebrities help raise awareness of bipolar disorder but there is still a lot of misunderstanding around the illness, according to a survey published today by the charity Rethink Mental Illness...
Rethink Mental Illness runs a telephone support service for people from Gloucestershire affected by self-harm. Here, Claire, an activist who has used the service and now runs one of the peer support groups, talks about her experience...
Rethink Mental Illness, along with Mind, have published the Attitudes to Mental Illness report, an annual survey, funded by the Department of Health that looks at the changing attitudes to mental illness.
You might not be aware but from today, the appeals process for benefit decisions has changed – and we’d like to help you get to grips with the new system.
Mental health organisations have sent an open letter to Thorpe Park in response to the row over its ‘Asylum’ attraction. You can read it here.
In a report in the London Evening Standard, Callow says that not only would Charles Dickens have been considered 'bipolar', he would have also loved Twitter and the Paralympics.
As Channel 4 launch their '4GoesMad' TV season by putting a straitjacket on Winston Churchill - something we also did back in 2006 - is it time to ask who really is the best role model for mental illness?
To mark Carers' Week 2012 we are releasing a brand new set of booklets for family and friends who support someone with mental health problems called 'Caring for Yourself' in association with Meriden.