“De novo (or new) mutation in the developing sperm cell may contribute to an increased risk for a surprisingly wide range of mental health disorders, including schizophrenia, autism and mental retardation.”
“They are in a police cell simply because they are unwell and the NHS either can’t or won’t take them in. It’s shameful. Worse – it’s scandalous.”
UN official Raquel Rolnik is looking for your personal stories about the Work Capability Assessment (WCA). Ms Rolnik has already produced a statement on the bedroom tax, recommending that it be suspended immediately. She now wants to examine all of the recent welfare changes and welcomed personal stories about the WCA and how it is […]
MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK For good mental health attend the INFORMATION MEETING! Big Changes! Important Information, rights, & news for patients! Wednesday 9th October 2013. Time, 1.30pm. Held in Recovery Education, Room 1. (Where Mainway was). Park House Hospital. ALL PATIENTS WELCOME. “We need to support and help each other”. For further details : Tel (Alan) […]
The Secret Cuts: Part Six, How are those with mental health problems treated by Atos?
The Next patient meeting will be at 1:30pm prompt Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 Manchester Users Network (MUN) will meet on Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 at the offices of MUN. As part of “It Is Time To Be Heard” campaign. It will be an occasion to allow feedback from this campaign. A published agenda […]
Bedroom Tax: Man yells ‘I’m sick of this s**t’ before cutting throat in horrifying benefits office protest 26 Jul 2013 12:40 Witnesses say the middle-aged man sliced his throat from ear-to-ear with a knife as he spoke to an adviser A Bedroom Tax victim yelled “I’m sick of all this s**t” before cutting his throat […]
Our Aims: To support users and ex-users of psychiatric services in Manchester and provide a forum for users to have a bona fide say in planning and provision of mental health services.
Our office is based in Park house (North Manchester general hospital)
Bedroom tax: Samaritans called in to train housing staff as levy sparks suicide attempts 21 Jul 2013 Demand for training sessions with experts from the emotional support charity has shot up 48% in the past three months, the Sunday People reports. Housing chiefs are calling in Samaritans as the Bedroom Tax pushes more tenants to […]
Greater Manchester Against The Bedroom Tax NO BEDROOM TAX FEDERATION RALLY and CONFERENCE 1pm – 4pm Sat 20th July Friends Meeting House, Mount St, M2 5NS We are out to Axe the Bedroom Tax. We need to build a bigger, better organised movement that is larger, broader, stronger, more determined, and more effective. That is […]