Violent psychiatric patient repeatedly stabbed mental health ward staff

Violent psychiatric patient repeatedly stabbed mental health ward staff

A violent psychiatric patient stabbed two members of staff on a mental health ward in a vicious knife attack.
Myha Grant stabbed health care assistant Julius Falomo 17 times and nurse Francis Barrett six times.

MUN “KEEPING the SERVICE USER in MIND ‘WHAT TO DO IN CRISIS’ GET HELP YOUR NOT ALONE

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL AT MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK!

MUN “KEEPING the SERVICE USER in MIND ‘WHAT TO DO IN CRISIS’ GET HELP YOUR NOT ALONE

Manchester Users Network. How To get Help Over Christmas and the New Year 2016/17 :     Crisis teams can give urgent help to people who have a mental health problem. You can call NHS 111. The line is for when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. You can call 111 […]

Carrie Fisher,Mental Health Advocate,Dies at Age 60

Her life's work Carrie Fisher, iconic Star Wars actress, was a tireless mental health advocate until her last days

Carrie Fisher,Mental Health Advocate,Dies at Age 60

By Rex Santus    Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia Organa in “Star Wars,” died Tuesday, according to a family spokesman in a statement released to People magazine. Beyond her iconic role in the mega movie franchise, Fisher was a prolific author and screenwriter, and a vocal advocate for the mentally ill who […]

Over 120,000 British children will be homeless this winter

Over 120,000 British children will be homeless this winter

By Joe Mount     More than 120,000 children in the UK will be homeless this Christmas, according to a report by the charity Shelter. This is the equivalent of four children at every school in the country. This figure comprising children living in temporary accommodation, such as emergency bed and breakfasts and hostels, or […]

Alastair Campbell talked candidly to Maajid Nawaz about his mental health issues (Listen Here)

"The issue are being explored in a new documentary which features Campbell. "I had depression, also I talk about in the 1980's I had a psychotic breakdown," he said.

Alastair Campbell talked candidly to Maajid Nawaz about his mental health issues (Listen Here)

The former Downing Street communications boss explained the ripple effect that mental health issue can have on sufferer’s families. “The issue are being explored in a new documentary which features Campbell. “I had depression, also I talk about in the 1980’s I had a psychotic breakdown,” he said. “I think that sometimes its harder for […]

Discovering Lost Photos of a Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital

Growing up near Prestwich as a kid, we were always suspicious of 'mental patients'. We didn't know any better.

Discovering Lost Photos of a Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital

By Austin Collings   I first met Don when I lived in Prestwich, North Manchester in 2005. At the time I was working with Mark E Smith of The Fall, co-authoring his autobiography,Renegade. Don (real name Gordon Charles Montgomery) and Mark go back. Occasionally they’d drop acid and get shitfaced together in the 80s, with John […]

Szasz argued that mental illnesses are not real in the sense that cancers are real

Szasz argued that mental illnesses are not real in the sense that cancers are real

Thomas Szasz: Does mental illness exist? A conversation with Thomas Szasz. Filmed at the Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health where he discusses ‘does mental illness exist? “If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.”–Thomas S. Szasz. Wednesday 10 Th September, 2014 Thomas S. Szasz received […]

Manchester needs a Dr Mercola to help bring debate to our mental health services

The MUN Reporter, offers this article up for you to debate in our comments section below ; Manchester has many fine physicians who are dedicated to medicine. However, Manchester urgently needs a Dr Mercola, a person willing to take forward the debate. Mental health needs to be politicised. We hope you will make your views clear in our comments section below. “It’s time to be heard” is the theme of our campaign.

Manchester needs a Dr Mercola to help bring debate to our mental health services

He Murdered a Friend After Taking This Best-Selling Drug Story at-a-glance A Canadian judge has ruled that Prozac caused a teenage boy to murder his friend, as the drug caused him to overreact “in an impulsive, explosive and violent way” Many drugs, particularly antidepressants, are associated with violence, including suicidal and homicidal tendencies. Of the […]

VE DAY IN Manchester, as hundreds turn out to honour our veteran’s

His Ushakov medal marked 70 years since the war ended, after the British defence chiefs finally agreed to honour the thousands who risked their lives in freezing Arctic convoys. British bull dog PM: Winston Churchill once described them as having made ‘the worst journey in the world’.

VE DAY IN Manchester, as hundreds turn out to honour our veteran’s

By: Paul Reed. Last Sunday in Manchester a ceremony was held to mark the end of 71 years since the Second World War in Europe ended. Beginning at 1:30 pm, and organised by the Manchester and St Petersburg Friendship Society.  Jim Charnock began the ceremonial by dedicating this year’s Manchester Celebrations of the end of […]

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 […]

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