When Are We Going to Stop Marginalising Black and Minority Ethnic Mental Health Patients?
The government has all but abandoned the vital issue of race in mental health treatment – a frightening reality when you consider that the number of people from BME groups being admitted for crisis care vastly outweigh any other.
You Have No Idea What the Term 'Depressed' Really Means Until It Devours You
"Depression" was a just a word to me before, like "sandals" or "matinée". Now, I get a pang in my chest whenever I hear it and the memories of desperate, dark sadness flicker behind my eyes.
What It's Like Recovering from a Suicide Attempt
More people below the age of 35 die from suicide in this country than any other reason. This is what it's like to reach a point where death seems like the only rational option, but also how the experience can be a catalyst for recovery.
Inside Britain's Mental Health Crisis
Budget cuts have left NHS mental health units running beyond capacity. National bed shortages mean people are shunted all over the country for hospital care. Kids are waiting over two years for treatment. What's happening?