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.
Health and social care bill | in Blog Post The changes to health and social care policy are perhaps the most radical of all the coalition government proposals. What impact will the bill have on mental health services and the people who use them?
Influencing DLA reform | in Blog Post Today, Mind submitted a joint response to the Government’s consultation on reforming Disability Living Allowance. Here we discuss the proposals and our current work.
Involuntary tranquilizer addiction | in Blog Post There are currently 1.5 million people addicted to tranquillisers - we need to provide specialist support so that they can come off them safely. (A guest blog from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction.)
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.
Working for a fairer WCA | in Blog Post Tom Pollard from Mind's Policy team blogs about the fight to make sure that the Work Capability Assessment takes proper account of the difficulties faced by people with mental health problems.