2012 News Archive

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.

06 December 2012

Charities call for more funding for mental health helplines

Today Mental Health Helplines Partnership (mhhp) in collaboration with the Mental Health Foundation are launching a new report highlighting the invaluable benefits of mental health helplines.

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

03 December 2012

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:

24 October 2012

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.

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