Stepped Down ? Do not suffer in silence Review in progress

Stepped Down ? Do not suffer in silence Review in progress

Review of Stepping Down!!

Losing benefit, Bus passes, Support and Supervision, Charged £20 for GP letters?

New mental health initiative draws on experience to help make a difference

New mental health initiative draws on experience to help make a difference

Buckinghamshire Recovery College launched last Wednesday, and Mr Brand spoke at a special seminar with service users and staff on Friday.

Misery and Despair For Many Residents; presently living with A Mental Health Illness Within the City of Manchester

Decisions that have no mandate or support from professional health workers or those who represent them including Unison’s Manchester Community and Mental Health Branch and Trade Unionist from all parts of the region.

Misery and Despair For Many Residents; presently living with A Mental Health Illness Within the City of Manchester

Manchester Town Hall (photo)   By: Paul Reed. Anyone who has anything to do with the care of people who suffer from a mental health illness, including ‘Dual Diagnosis Service’ should aim to read the following : Manchester City Council Mental Health Services consultation report,  as reported below and at the following link: Here . […]

Jonny Benjamin’s journey from suicidal despair to mental health envoy

“We need to be tackling this now. I just see mental health provision getting worse.”

Jonny Benjamin’s journey from suicidal despair to mental health envoy

Mr Benjamin was talked out of killing himself – so he’s returning the favour BY: Katie Grant   @kt_grant Jonny Benjamin on Waterloo Bridge, where he tried to kill himself Channel 4   On a January morning in 2008 a young man from south London approached the edge of Waterloo Bridge and prepared to throw himself off. Jonny Benjamin […]

Mental health campaigner who launched ‘Find Mike’ search set to spend Christmas in hospital

A mental health campaigner who launched a viral search for the Good Samaritan who talked him out of suicide is set to spend Christmas in hospital.

Jonny Benjamin, 27, has revealed he will be undergoing treatment for schizoaffective disorder over the festive period after his health deteriorated.

Speaking in a video uploaded to his YouTube channel, Mr Benjamin said he had been experiencing recurring suicidal thoughts

“The Trust Does Not Envisage Any Reduction in the Services Available to People Currently Under the Care of its CMHT Teams”!

“The Trust Does Not Envisage Any Reduction in the Services Available to People Currently Under the Care of its CMHT Teams”!

By: Paul Reed  Solicitor’s letter kindly reproduced by a Service User and a member of Manchester Users Network (MUN) involved in initial legal proceedings against Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust. Manchester Users Network members were represented by top London public law specialist Louise Whitfield  {solicitor}. Louise Whitfield qualified in 1997; she joined Pierce Glynn in […]