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.
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.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed the launch by the Government of four new projects, aimed at helping people with mental health problems get into work.
England’s leading mental health organisations call on all political parties to make mental health a priority in run up to election
Six of England’s leading mental health organisations have joined forces to produce a manifesto, laying out what the next Government must do to improve the lives of people with mental health problems.
New cuts data provides yet more evidence that our mental health system is at breaking point, says charity
An investigation by Health Service Journal has exposed widespread reductions in NHS mental health spending.
The charity Rethink Mental Illness has called on stationery company Paperchase to stop selling a product which pokes fun at Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).