Read our 2012 news articles from the list below.
20 December 2012
No Elf without Mental Elf
This Christmas and New Year join the Mental Elves on their adventure, and help them raise awareness about mental health and collect funds for the Mental Health Foundation.
03 December 2012
Response to British Journal of Psychiatry’s physical disorders and mental health report
Simon Lawton Smith, Head of Policy, responds to the British Journal of Psychiatry’s Differences in the prescribing of medication for physical disorders in individuals with v. without mental illness report
Response to the evaluation of the Department of Health’s personal health budget pilot programme
Simon Lawton-Smith, Head of Policy, responds to the evaluation of the Department of Health’s personal health budget pilot programme, published on 30 November:
28 November 2012
David Crepaz-Keay appointed to the Welsh Government’s Mental Health National Partnership Board (NPB)
David Crepaz-Keay has been appointed to the Welsh Government’s Mental Health National Partnership Board (NPB).
23 November 2012
Response to the CQC 'State of Care' Report
Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive, responds to the CQC 'State of Care' Report.
14 November 2012
This appalling health inequality simply can’t be allowed to continue
Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive at the Mental Health Foundation responds to the Schizophrenia Commission's report "The abandoned illness".
24 October 2012
Response to new research around self-harm in young people
Simon Lawton-Smith, Head of Policy at the Mental Health Foundation, responds to the new research report, ‘talking self-harm,’ conducted by Cello’s CSR programme ‘Talking Taboos’ in partnership with Young Minds:
New films highlight the ability of people with dementia to influence services and policies
The Mental Health Foundation today launches two films showing people with a dementia diagnosis who are involved in activities and groups aimed at influencing the attitudes, services and policies that affect their lives.
22 October 2012
Response to the Welsh government's new mental health strategy
David Crepaz-Keay, who leads the Mental Health Foundation's work in Wales, comments on the Welsh government's new 10 year strategy for mental health.
18 October 2012
Over three quarters of people with depression report discrimination
A new study, published Online First in The Lancet, has revealed that over three quarters (79%) of people with depression report having experienced some form of discrimination.
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