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My mental health journey and how I’ve used my experience to help others

Amy's experience of a Mental Health Ward and support since 2015.

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2019 by Amy | comments

Categories: Infoline | Crisis care

Accessing NHS services in a crisis

Simon tells us about his experiences accessing NHS services in a crisis.

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018 by Simon | comments

Categories: Crisis care

Support when you leave hospital

We're calling for everyone leaving hospital after a mental health crisis to be followed up within 48 hours.

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Ally Cobb, Mind Senior Policy and Campaigns officer | comments

Categories: Campaigns | Crisis care

Leaving hospital

Philippa felt abandoned when she was discharged from hospital without warning. Now she's helping our campaign.

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 | comments

Categories: Campaigns | Crisis care

My experience of crisis care, depression and speaking out

Karl blogs about his experience of crisis care when he was experiencing depression and suicidal feelings.

Posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 by Karl Knights | comments

Categories: Depression | Crisis care

The night I spent in a cell

Claire blogs about why a police cell was the last place she needed to be during a mental health crisis.

Posted on Thursday, November 27, 2014 | comments

Categories: Crisis care

Talking to the Government about my experiences

Susannah Goddard blogs about her experiences of speaking in parliament about her experiences of crisis care.

Posted on Friday, September 19, 2014 by Susannah Goddard | comments

Categories: Crisis care

How far we’ve come for better crisis care

The Crisis Care Concordat is a significant step forward in improving crisis care. What's next?

Posted on Thursday, September 18, 2014 by Ally Cobb, Mind Senior Policy and Campaigns officer | comments

Categories: Crisis care

In crisis: my experience

In time for the release of the CQC's Mental Health Act report,Claire blogs about her experience of crisis care

Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by Claire | comments

Categories: Crisis care

Mind podcast - Getting care in a mental health crisis

Rachel talks to Matt Wilkinson from Heart FM about her experience of crisis care in London and Manchester.

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 | comments

Categories: Crisis care | Podcasts

Why we need better crisis care

Mike blogs about his experience of crisis care before meeting his MP this afternoon.

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 | comments

Categories: Crisis care

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