Time to Change | in Current campaigns Mind is a partner in Time to Change, the campaign to end the discrimination faced by people who experience mental health problems, as well as improve the nation's wellbeing.
Mind comments on new public attitudes survey | in News Story Overall, the general picture is that attitudes towards mental health are at best static - it's the reason why some of the leading mental health charities got together to form Moving People, a campaign aimed at tackling stigma and discrimination towards pe
Another assault | in Campaign report The Another Assault report explores the extent of fear, crime and victimisation to which people with mental distress are exposed, and uncovers the barriers people with mental distress face in accessing criminal justice agencies.
Screening Madness | in Campaign report This report identifies popular films as a reservoir of prejudice, ignorance and fear that feeds and perpetuates damaging stereotypes of people with mental health problems.
The Bournemouth effect? | in Blog Post The party conference season has kicked off with the Lib Dems in Bournemouth. This is a good conference venue - sea air, pleasant walks and friendly people. Or so we thought....
Beatrice's story | in Case Study My friend has bipolar disorder, PTSD, social anxiety and agoraphobia had her benefits withdrawn earlier this year. When she heard about the withdrawal of benefit she was devastated and she became more ill.
Health care for all? | in Blog Post 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.
Mental Health & Public Transport | in Blog Post 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.
Red Tape Challenge: Equality Act 2010 | in Blog Post 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.
Beyond the Reach of Ladders | in Blog Post What makes some people turn towards danger, rather than away from it? Sara reviews Beyond the Reach of Ladders and discusses how difficult it can be to talk about mental health problems.
Meet Me in Winter | in Blog Post Katie blogs about how being open about her diagnosis of bipolar disorder has helped her to cope. This inspired her project Meet Me in Winter which brings people together and encourages them to share their stories.
The culture of silence must end | in Blog Post Pauline from our Legal Unit blogs about what we've been doing to help employers understand the impact of mental health problems on staff and encourage a culture of openness in the workplace.
We’re not frightened anymore | in Blog Post Mind CEO, Paul Farmer, blogs about yesterday's historic debate in Parliament: "We’re step closer to a world where we can ask for help when we need it, where we don't need to struggle on in silence."
Uncomfortable truths | in Blog Post Our CEO, Paul Farmer, blogs today about the urgent changes which need to take place in the welfare system, following last night's welfare double bill by Dispatches and Panorama.
My letter to depression | in Blog Post Today, Garry shares with us what he would write if he were to send a letter to his depression. We really enjoyed this interesting take on blogging, let us know your thoughts.
Coping with stigma | in Blog Post Thomas blogs for us about the horrible treatment he received whilst struggling with a mental health problem. He shares the positive changes he’s made in his life and how he was able to get there.
Homeless | in Blog Post Jules blogs for us about her experience of being discharged from hospital to appalling homeless shelter conditions. She also shares a personal victory she has achieved in campaigning for change.
Facing my fears | in Blog Post Mind runs training in mental health awareness for private and public sector organisations and individuals. One of our trainers, Amarinder, blogs about what speaking about her own experiences means to the audience (and to her).