An independent review of how people with mental health issues are treated in the criminal justice system has been commissioned by Tony Lloyd, Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner.
There has been much interest in Theresa May’s plans to do more to help those particularly young people, with mental health conditions. In her speech at the Charity Commission, the Prime Minister announced a number of pledges including a new review of employment and mental health and expansion of digital services. She also launched […]
MUN Invites Community Matron Ann Wainwright A Chance To Get Answers To Your Questions 18th January 2017. 1.30pm
“MANCHESTER USERS’ NETWORK” Meeting Wednesday 18th January 2017. 1.30pm. Invited Community Matron (Ann Wainwright) CPAs! Stepping Down means (Discharge or part discharge) Held in the Users’ Office. Park House Hospital. Some Questions & Comments *What does a Community Matron do? * I have no Copy of my CPA! * I do not […]
The findings, which will be presented at the British Psychological Society’s annual conference on occupational psychology, showed that employees of bosses with narcissistic and psychopathic traits are more likely to show signs of depression and to engage in bullying and other uncooperative behaviors at work.
The man was so upset at the lack of assistance and understanding from both the Manchester Mental Health & Social Care Trust and Greater Manchester Police that he contacted the Manchester Evening News to help bring the alleged incident to the public’s attention.
The man - who has made 10 attempts on his own life since the attack - has spoken to the M.E.N. in a bid to get answers
A suicidal man allegedly raped on a psychiatric ward by another patient while he was dosed up on medication has blasted staff for failing to protect him – and has called on police to act.
A mother whose son killed himself after being told he would have to wait three months for ‘life-saving’ psychotherapy has urged the government to pump more cash into hard-hit services – or risk losing more vulnerable young people.
Former care minister Norman Lamb has revealed his son was told he would have to wait six months to get mental health treatment on the NHS after he was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder.
The Lib Dem said his son Archie, a music producer now in his late 20s, was left feeling like he was “going mad” after he spent several years struggling to cope with his illness as a teenager alone. Mr Lamb said that was “desperate” and faced with the “horribly long” wait they paid for […]
The average wait for treatment across the region is 27 days - way above the national average of 18.8 days
BY: DAVID OTTEWELL & TODD FITZGERALD Nearly 200 mental health patients have been forced to wait more than 90 DAYS for treatment, the M.E.N. can reveal. Shocking new figures show that those needing access to services in south Manchester face waits longer than almost anywhere in the country, at around 50 days. NHS data lays bare […]
Mental health problems are everyone’s problem Prime Minister Theresa May gives speech on shared society, the government’s role within it and how to transform mental health support
Mental health problems are everyone’s problem. As a society we must face up to that fact. And the announcements I am making today will ensure we do just that.
The Prime Minister wrote for the Huffington Post about a new approach to mental health support. It is a tragic fact that 1 in 10 children in this country has a diagnosable mental health condition. The long-term effects can be crippling: children with behavioural disorders are 4 times more likely to be dependent […]