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.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder, not so funny anymore
For OCD awareness week and in advance of World Mental Health Day, Charlotte blogs about the stigma around OCD: "Please stop belittling the suffering that hides behind this witty acronym."
The cost to mental health
Clearly government spending is no longer sustainable, but this week's budget could cost the mental health of this country dearly.
Dogs don't discriminate
How dogs are blind to mental health stigma...
Challenging the tax man
Money worries can be a major trigger for mental distress. Mind's recent research shows that the problem is not just with the financial sector - the tax man needs to take note too.
Get well soon....
A report from the Royal College of Psychiatrists found that half of people in hospital due to mental health problems do not receive any gifts or cards.
The elderly are the happiest...but badly served
Images of a 'silver surfer' generation living in retirement bliss do not hold true for the entire elderly population.