The life expectancy of people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
This episode discusses themes around the paper: 'Mortality gap for people with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia'.
Our response to the 2017 Autumn Budget22 November 2017,
The Mental Health Foundation responds to Chancellor Philip Hammond's 2017 Autumn Budget.
Benj's story: My university experience with depression
Benj tells his story of how leaving home for the first time and entering a completely new and demanding environment at university resulted in a period of depression.
2017 Autumn budget: what does it mean for mental health and wellbeing?24 November 2017, Millie Macdonald
Millie Macdonald looks at what the Autumn Budget means for mental health.
Happy Go Clucky: an all-too-common story
We're taking part in PayPal's Turkey Dash this Christmas. Running for us - against seven other animated charity turkeys - is Happy Go Clucky. Here is Happy's story. Happy Go Clucky's story is an all-too-common one, but thankfully this one has a happy ending. Happy lived with severe stress and depression for years, brought on by their job, working 14-hour days in a battery factory. Christmas was especially hard for this turkey...and being surrounded by an unsupportive culture, Happy Go Clucky's mental health continued to decline. Thankfully, after finding support from the Mental Health...
What makes a man? Exploring men and mental health in society28 November 2017, Bethan Buswell
Bethan Buswell reports back on her visit to Being a Man Festival, which featured discussion on suicide, identity and going beyond just talking.
Bethan assists the communications team with digital communications outputs, external relationship building, and communications with supporters and stakeholders.
Before joining the Foundation, Bethan worked as a Personal Assistant at Hiscox for four years with part of her...
Foundation responds to children's mental health green paper4 December 2017,
The government's green paper on children and young people's mental health is a positive step, but doesn't go far enough.
Reflections on the Children and Young People’s Green Paper8 December 2017, Millie Macdonald
There is much to welcome in the Children and Young People’s Green Paper. Its direct commitment to help prevent mental health problems emerging represents a shift in focus looking upstream to tackle the determinants of these problems at their root. The government’s formal recognition of this need...