Mental health campaign Time To Change gets £20m boost

Earlier this week, data from NHS Digital revealed that young women are the highest risk group in England for mental health problems.

Mental health campaign Time To Change gets £20m boost

  A campaign that aims to tackle the stigma around mental health has been given £20m in funding from the Department of Health, Comic Relief and the Big Lottery Fund. The Time To Change initiative, run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, works with schools, employers and local communities to reduce discrimination and raise […]

Two mothers whose children died after cries for help were ‘ignored’ demand overhaul of mental health services

Deborah Cooper and Martina Brincat-Baines have launched a campaign to improve provision for troubled teenagers, criticising the government for ‘inadequate’ funding for young people in the midst of a crisis

Two mothers whose children died after cries for help were ‘ignored’ demand overhaul of mental health services

BY: TODD FITZGERALD Martina Brincat-Baines, mum of Kesia, and Deborah Cooper, Tyler’s mum   Two mothers whose suicidal children died after their cries for help were ‘ignored’ have joined forces to demand an overhaul of mental health services – and more cash to help vulnerable youngsters. Deborah Cooper and Martina Brincat-Baines have launched a campaign […]

Cuts blamed for ‘appalling’ rise in mental health deaths

Inquiry call as new figures show a 26% rise in the number of mental health patients attempting or committing suicide

Cuts blamed for ‘appalling’ rise in mental health deaths

BY JASON BEATTIE More help needed: figures show rise in number of mental health deaths   MPs have blamed government cuts for the “appalling and tragic” rise in the number of mental health deaths. New figures show unexpected deaths among mental health patients in NHS care have soared by more than a fifth over the […]