Our blogs offer a longer look at some of the most pressing issues facing mental health policy and practice, written by people with lived experience and practitioners.

From time to time, we're delighted to publish blogs written by selected guest authors to generate debate and discussion on key topics. All guest blogs represent the authors’ views and are not necessarily those of the Centre.


The children’s mental health survey and its implications

Lorraine takes a longer look at yesterday's children's prevalence survey and its key findings

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The unspoken frontier: meeting the emotional needs of people with cancer

Moira from Macmillan Cancer Support looks at what is needed to support the mental health of people facing cancer

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Children’s mental health services: the data behind the headlines

Andy takes a look at latest data on waiting times, service provision and funding

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Anxiety, loneliness and Fear of Missing Out: The impact of social media on young people’s mental health

Rhys shares his view on the impact of social media on mental health

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Disadvantage and inequality: it’s time to stop ignoring “difficult” mental health challenges

New trustee André Tomlin explains why he's joining our mission to make mental health equality a reality

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Mental health and older people – time to make some noise

Toby Williamson looks at the 'little Cinderella' of mental health

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Speak up: My experience of mental health nursing

Chief Executive Sarah Hughes wrote for #MHNursingFuture about the impact of a mental health nurse on her recovery from postnatal depression

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A new chance in life: employment support for prisoners with mental health difficulties

How can we support people leaving prison to find employment? Reflecting on the implications of our latest research

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