Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life. We help over 48,000 people each year through our services and support groups and by providing information on mental health problems. Our website receives almost 300,000 visitors every year.
Our aim is to make a practical and positive difference by providing hope and empowerment through effective services and support to all those who need us. We believe that people who experience severe mental illness are entitled to be treated with respect and as equal citizens. We actively campaign for change through greater awareness and understanding and we are dedicated to creating a world where prejudice and discrimination are eliminated.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed a new study into the links between schizophrenia and dementia, but also called for more research into the causes of mental illness.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness has commended Richard Hammond for speaking openly about his experiences of depression and obsessive compulsive behaviour.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness says a new Government taskforce on mental health must act urgently to have an impact ahead of the General Election in 2015.
The national charity Rethink Mental Illness has warned that too many people are missing out on potentially “life-changing” talking therapies.
Clegg announcement on introduction of maximum waiting times for mental health is a ‘watershed moment’ says charity
Millions of lives could be improved by the introduction of the first ever maximum waiting times for NHS mental health services, according to the charity Rethink Mental Illness.