Blogging about mental health issues
Each week we publish blog posts on a whole range of topics, relating in some way to mental health.
We welcome comments and questions on our posts, but have a few ground rules to keep the site welcoming and interesting to every body. The first rule is the most important: be respectful of other commenters and bloggers.
How I was labelled unfit for work
Why should a depressive episode in the past be treated any differently to other health conditions? The first in our series of blogs on mental health at work.
Red Tape Challenge: Equality Act 2010
The Government's red tape challenge is asking for comments on Equality Act including whether it should be scrapped altogether. Pauline is worried that this will mean a step backwards for people with disabilities.
How would you shape the future of employment support programmes?
Liz Sayce, CEO of disability charity RADAR, blogs on changes to employment support programmes. What's your experience of employment support? Join the conversation and post a comment.
Catherine Zeta-Jones - not the only one experiencing bipolar
Beth welcomes Catherine Zeta-Jones' announcement of her condition but discusses how it can feel a million miles away from most people’s reality.
Do people with personality disorders have 'zero empathy'?
Having a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder, or antisocial personality disorder does not mean someone is ‘pathological’.
Mental Health & Public Transport
The Mental Health Action Group in Derbyshire says people experiencing mental health problems experience barriers and other difficulties when using public transport and are campaigning to address this.
A collective failure for race equality in mental health
Paul Farmer says the whole mental health community needs to work together to make race equality a reality.
Sport talks about mental health
Mind's Chief Executive applauds the overwhelming supportive reactions to England cricketer Michael Yardy's depression from his teammates, employers and the media.
It's time to talk, it's Time to Change
Our campaign aims to break down the stigma around mental health simply by getting people talking.
No longer a second class citizen
Paul Farmer on why the mental health strategy must work for all people who experience mental health problems.
Health care for all?
On International Human Rights Day, Mind's Refugee and Asylum Project Worker considers inequalities in the current mental health system for asylum seekers in Britain.
Some viewers may find the opinions expressed in this programme challenging
What's the rationale behind tonight's Mental Health Media Awards?
Care in crisis: why I'm supporting Mind's campaign
Jayasree Kalathil tells us why she's sitting on Mind's Care in crisis inquiry panel and supporting our campaign for better acute and crisis care.
Victims and witnesses of crime with mental health problems still do not have equal access to justice.
Welfare reform: update and thank you
Mind's response to the review of the Work Capability Assessment was made possible through the contributions of our supporters. Find out what happens next.