Rethink Mental Illnesshttp://www.rethink.org/news-viewsNews and views from national mental health charity Rethink Mental IllnessWorld diabetes day: mental illness and diabetes/news-views/2018/11/world-diabetes-day-mental-illness-and-diabetesWed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT100 years of compassion and understanding/news-views/2018/11/wilfred-owenSun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMTPrime Minister, now is the time to translate your commitments into action. /news-views/2018/10/prime-minister-now-is-the-time-to-translate-your-commitments-into-actionThu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMTWhat is happening to Universal Credit and will it affect me?Universal Credit has been appearing in the news more frequently with talk of 'delayed rollouts' and 'welfare reform' taking up space in the headlines. Trying to cut through what this actually mean to those of us claiming benefits can be difficult./news-views/2018/10/universal-creditThu, 18 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMTMarta di Forti explains her research into recreational cannabis useDr Marta Di Forti is a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Department of Social, Genetic, and Developmental Research, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. She is also honorary consultant for Adult Psychiatry with the South London and Maudsley NHS foundation trust. In this interview we find out more about her research into the effects of recreational cannabis use. /news-views/2018/10/we-need-to-be-very-careful-about-what-is-meant-by-the-term-medicinal-cannabisWed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMTOur response to today's announcement of a new ministerial position overseeing suicide preventionA minister for suicide prevention has been appointed in England by the prime minister as the government hosts the global mental health summit, to coincide with World Mental Health Day./news-views/2018/10/our-response-to-todays-announcement-of-a-new-ministerial-position-overseeing-suicide-preventionWed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMTRecovery houses: an important stepping stone homeFor some people with mental illness, the transition from hospital to returning home can be frightening and overwhelming experience - especially if you have been away from your community for an extended period. Our recovery houses provide a vital stepping stone and a chance to learn vital skills that will help them gain their independence. We asked Natasha from one of our support houses to tell us more about the impact they have/news-views/2018/10/recovery-houses-an-important-stepping-stone-homeFri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMTBeing sectioned at 18: Degrading and life-savingMost people remember their significant birthdays as a time of fun and enjoyment – but for actress & writer Juliete Burton, looking back on her 18th Birthday brings back vivid memories of being detained under the Mental Health Act. As part of our #actformentalhealth campaign, Juliette Burton took time our from her award winning Butterfly Effect tour to write about her experiences./news-views/2018/10/being-sectioned-at-18-degrading-and-life-savingThu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 GMT"I was to be detained under the Mental Health Act. In a moment, my life collapsed."/news-views/2018/08/hannahs-storyThu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMTExpert by Experience: Rafik's Story/news-views/2018/09/rafiks-storyTue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMTI met my MP to talk about the Mental Health ActSusanne is the mother of someone who was detained under the Mental Health Act earlier this year, so she was keen to meet with her MP, Justin Tomlinson, over the summer to discuss how the Act can be improved./news-views/2018/09/i-met-my-mp-to-talk-about-the-mental-health-actMon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMTYoung people and psychosis: Our new research says they are unaware of warning signsRethink Mental Illness' bid to raise awareness of psychosis among young people as they start university, often a time of stress and change which can trigger mental health problems./news-views/2018/09/young-people-and-psychosis-our-new-research-says-they-are-unaware-of-warning-signs-despite-being-most-at-riskTue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMTSeni's Law passes second Lords reading/news-views/2018/09/senis-law-passes-second-lords-readingFri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT“The voices didn’t begin to manifest until I’d completed my college course” - Thomas's Story/news-views/2018/08/thomass-storyTue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMTIs social media a help or a hindrance? Here's your thoughts./news-views/2018/08/social-media-tipsFri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT