‘Am I crazy to want a baby when I’m schizophrenic?’ After a decade-long struggle, one woman tells of her fears as she contemplates starting a family There are babies everywhere – or at… Read More
By Rachel Whitehead Working in a busy press office for a major mental health charity Rethink Mental Illness, I often get calls from journalists asking if I can put them in touch with someone… Read More
My mania appears to have burnt itself out. Now I am left in some kind of limbo where I am feeling slightly depressed but nothing to write home about. The thing that bothers… Read More
‘Failures by mental health staff’ the root cause of patient Sally Ann Vye’s suicide, Leicester inquest told By Tim Healy The “failure of a number of specific” mental health staff was the root… Read More
More people are being sectioned under the Mental Health Act and too many of those detained are subjected to unnecessary restrictions and get too little help to recover, the NHS watchdog reports today. The Care Quality Commission’s… Read More
I have started a new MSc course in science media production. I would have written about it earlier but there were tons of issues with the registration as I’m still technically registered on… Read More
Sometimes I find it hard to explain to people about mental illness but dear Ruby seems to have it down. GO RUBY!!!
I have had the wonderful news that I have Crohns disease which to be totally honest was simultaneously a shock and a massive change to my world view. I had believed that my… Read More