38% of Brits fear revealing a mental health problem at work would jeopardise their career10 October 2017,
Our new survey shows that mental health stigma continues to be felt in workplaces.
Shocking new poll reveals mental health stigma in the workplace10 October 2017,
40% of Scots fear revealing a mental health problem at work would jeopardise their career.
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.
No Health Without Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond29 May 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the priorities for the new Conservative government.
Breaking the tobacco taboo5 April 2013,
We must ensure that people with mental health disorders have proper access to smoking cessation services so that they have the support they need if they decide to quit.
Raise awareness on World Down Syndrome Day20 March 2013,
During this past year it has been great to see an increase in the number of positive images of people with Down syndrome in the media.
Institutional discrimination in the health system is unacceptable6 January 2012,
These attitudes and behaviours are responsible for cultivating institutional discrimination in the NHS and we must challenge and change them to prevent further needless tragedies from happening.
Delight as actor with Down's syndrome joins the cast of Eastenders27 July 2011,
We're thrilled that an actor with Down’s syndrome will be cast in a mainstream TV programme as it provides an excellent platform from which to break down negative attitudes towards learning disabilities in the public.
How the misuse and misinterpretation of language in society can cultivate stigma1 July 2011,
A word referring to a disability or mental health condition applied to mean something unpleasant or abusive further promotes the stigma and discrimination that many people are unacceptably subjected to in their everyday lives.
Philip Davies MP's comments on employment rights17 June 2011,
Mr Davies’ suggestion that the discrimination and lack of understanding faced by people with learning disabilities in the workplace means that they should work for less than is deemed acceptable for everyone else displays a breathtaking ignorance and is deeply offensive.