Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: what progress has been made?21 February 2017, Jenny Edwards, CBE
A year after the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health was published by the Mental Health Taskforce, Jenny Edwards assesses the progress on the valuable recommendations in the report.
Co-producing good mental health with young people6 February 2017, Helen Bohan
How does working with young people help when designing a way for them to understand, protect and sustain their mental health?
Holocaust Memorial Day: remembering the psychiatric patients who were victims of Nazi persecution27 January 2017, Dr David Crepaz-Keay
David Crepaz-Keay reminds us of the psychiatric patients who were killed in Nazi Germany, how that came about, and implications for the present day.
Psychologically informed support for homeless people: what it means and why it’s crucial26 January 2017, Jenny Edwards, CBE
What are psychologically informed environments? What is an uninformed environment? Why are informed environments essential?
The truth about 'Blue Monday'12 January 2017, Isabella Goldie
Our Director of Development and Delivery, Isabella Goldie examines the evidence (or lack of) for 'Blue Monday', and asks what it means for people at risk of developing mental health problems.
Feeding my mind11 January 2017, Guest Blogger
Writer Rachel Kelly discusses how concentrating on eating the right foods can help improve mental health.
Suicide prevention: radical change needed10 January 2017,
Marguerite Regan looks at the update of the 2012 suicide prevention strategy announced this week.
Social media: good or bad for mental health?6 January 2017,
Social media isn't going away. But is it a friend or a foe with regards mental health? Una Foye looks at the evidence.
What has 2016 meant for UK public mental health policy?22 December 2016,
It’s safe to say that 2016 won’t be forgotten any time soon, but underneath the Brexit-dominated headlines there were some important developments (both positive and negative) for public mental health across the UK.
Making a difference to young people and teenagers' mental health13 December 2016,
Fiorella Massey, blogs on the Royal College of Psychiatry Awards ceremony.