This week saw the first ever National Recovery and Outcomes Conference, giving people in secure care the opportunity to have their say on how services can be made more recovery-focused...
Today we're celebrating an important victory for all our supporters who have campaigned for years to improve physical health care for people with mental illness.
Why cuts to the mental health budget are counter-productive and will only store up expensive problems for the future.
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, as part of Mental Health UK has today launched Mental Health & Money Advice. It is the first UK-wide advice service dedicated to supporting people affected by mental health and money issues including carers, friends, families and professionals within the area.
Only 25% of those needing mental health services have access to them according to the National Audit Office. Our supporters tell us that they are waiting too long to access the services and treatment they need. Lucy, from our health influencing team, looks at the problem and shows how you can help tackle this in your area.
When it comes to mental illness we're stronger when we work together. In this special blog for MHAW, our chair, Philipa, discusses the vital role of peer support offered by our groups and membership, and how thanks to this, both she and the son she cares for are in a much better place.