Sabina's story: How I'm coping after losing my father to suicide
Six years ago, Sabina lost her father to suicide. Here, she tells the moving story of the impact it had on her and how she's coping today.
Learn about talking therapies and mental health. Find out what talking therapies are, what the types of talking therapies are, how to access therapy and how to choose your therapist.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
Learn about mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Find out how it combines mindfulness techniques like meditation, breathing exercises and stretching with elements from cognitive behaviour therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Learn about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Find out what it is used for, how it works and what some of the controversies are surrounding it.
An Investigation into Massage1 March 2001
The aim of the project was to find out whether receiving and learning to give massage in a group setting could help relieve symptoms of mental distress. Part of the Doing Research Ourselves project.
An Investigation into Auricular Acupuncture1 March 2001
The main aim of this study was to investigate the relevance and importance of the ear acupuncture service to users of mental health services, especially long-term users.
Psychotherapy Research Initiative2 February 2000
An update briefing describing the Psychotherapy Research Initiative, funded by the Mental Health Foundation.
Talking Therapies Update2 February 2000
An update briefing on qualitative research undertaken to explore the treatments, therapies, and self-help strategies that people who experience mental distress find helpful.
Psychological Therapies Update2 January 2000
Update briefing on two studies funded by the Mental Health Foundation which were concerned with the long-term evaluation of psychological therapies, and methods of improving access to psychotherapy.