Policy and issues | in Our campaigns
Mental health services failing young and old | in News Story
Two reports published today by the Healthcare Commission show significant failings in the care and treatment offered to mental health service users over and under 65 years old.
Investment in mental health essential as recession bites | in News Story
Mind today welcomes the Government’s commitment to invest £93m in mental health services to prepare for the human cost of the recession.
Long-term depression | in Mental health services and social care
Long-term depression is very unpleasant for those who have it as difficulties with work, family and social lives are common. Mind has teamed up with University College London to look at the way recurrent or enduring depression is treated in primary care.
Real lives | in Men and mental health
Three men talk about their experiences of mental health problems.
Prescribing choices - holistic health in primary care | in Campaign report
Taking medication for depression, and for a range of mental health problems, can be an impersonal, lonely affair. And the world, it seems, is gobbling up the message of 'just keep on taking the pills'.
Men and mental health: Get it off your chest | in Campaign report
Mind's report shows that men’s help-seeking behaviour is different from women’s, with men being less likely to seek help for both emotional and physical problems.
We need to talk | in Campaign report
Psychological therapies are known to be effective for treating a wide range of mental health conditions. However, availability of cognitive behavioural therapy and other evidence-based therapies on the NHS is extremely limited.
While we are waiting | in Campaign report
Waiting times for psychological therapies on the NHS for people with mental health problems have long been acknowledged to be too long.
Mind exposes severe neglect of older people | in News Story
New research highlights services cut-off, lack of treatment choice, age discrimination by GPs, lack of suicide prevention policy, high levels of ECT, and diagnosis failure.
Mind releases latest drugs report: Coping with coming off exposes serious difficulties in doctor-patient relationship | in News Story
Of patients interviewed, 40 per cent saw their GPs as "not helpful" in the process, making them the least helpful source of advice and support, with 10 per cent stating that GPs "made things worse".
Care in crisis: why I'm supporting Mind's campaign | in Blog Post
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.
Mind supports Frontline First | in Blog Post
Mind supports the RCN’s Frontline First campaign because of the vital mental health care provided by nurses.
Coping with borderline in a time of healthcare cuts | in Blog Post
Glen blogs about the difference one caring health professional can make, and what happens when that support ends.
New study finds increased role for practice nurses in treating depression has mutual benefits | in News Story
Mind, in association with the Royal College of Nursing, today releases new findings that show structured contact with practice nurses can help people with chronic and recurrent depression in their recovery.
An Inspector Calls | in Blog Post
Today Edith, a Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspector, blogs for us about how important feedback from the public is, and how the CQC respond to the feedback they receive.
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