Racial disparity in mental health: challenging false narratives

Following the recent Racial Disparity Audit and the upcoming review of the Mental Health Act, Nuwan reflects on the impact of outdated narratives and prejudice in mental healthRead more

Battling eating disorders and depression at university: Jenny’s story

Jenny found herself isolated after struggling with eating problems and depression. Here, she explains the things that helped her recoveryRead more

Learning the lessons

Sarah Hughes reflects on the latest annual report from the National Confidential Inquiry on Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental IllnessRead more

Back to work – personal reflections

David Gilbert, a service user and Director of InHealth Associates, provides his professional and personal view.Read more

Mental health services from 2012 to 2016: what do we know?

We looked at the data for community and inpatient mental health services over the last five yearsRead more

Building a workforce for the future

Mental health services have undergone huge changes in the last decade. But what of the people who work in them?Read more

Identifying new models of primary care mental health

We're working with partners to identify what is working well in primary careRead more

Depression after the birth of my son: Mark's story

It took Mark years to get the mental health support he needed after his son's traumatic birthRead more

The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health: Supporting local action to change lives

Andy Bell reflects on the new Prevention Concordat's plans to improve mental health and reduce inequalitiesRead more

A lifeline in the community: the vital role of assertive outreach and rehabilitation

Dr Nuwan Dissanayaka highlights the struggle for people like Jamie to maintain independenceRead more

Case ‘X’ and young people's mental health: how do we move forward?

Sir James Munby’s comments on a girl requiring a secure mental health bed have highlighted the severe pressures facing children’s servicesRead more

Investing in the mental health workforce

Following the announcement of increased staffing for NHS mental health services, Andy looks at what this means for the workforce and mental health as a whole.Read more