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David Woodhead shares his excitement and ambitions for his new role as the Centre's Associate Director of Research
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Dr Amy Pollard joins Thea Joshi to talk about her new role as the Centre's writer in residence, explaining how she has drawn on painful lived experience of bipolar to distil ideas which can be shared with others.

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Andy highlights the inequalities Black women face in motherhood and reiterates the need for systems which are designed for equality
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Bella Santa Cruz argues that we need system-wide change to truly tackle mental health inequalities
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Andy reflects on the new plan and finds little clarity for people living with mental health difficulties
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Ed reflects on a recent event with our Local Councillor Mental Health Champions, and explains why local councils have such a vital role to play in Covid-19 recovery plans
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"We must not go back to the culture of fear, suspicion and silence that for too long left people feeling alone and without hope." Andy reflects on the response to Simone Biles' decision not to continue competing in some Olympic events.
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Omar Salem explores the way mental health intersects with cases in the civil justice system, including within employment tribunals and family courts
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Kadra shares young people's priorities for research into screen time and its effects on mental health
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Andy analyses the Government's new health care legislation and unpacks the implications for mental health services
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Thea speaks to Graham about mental health in prisons, and why a fundamental culture-change is so vital
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Kate Davies CBE responds to the findings in Centre for Mental Health's review of mental health care in prisons