Archive: Mental Illness
The court of protection ruling last week in favour of a mentally ill woman's decision to terminate her pregnancy was not about abortion rights, but right to choose.
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The charity Rethink Mental Illness has welcomed the Government’s promise of an extra £2bn funding for the NHS, and says mental health must be a top priority in how that money is spent.
Rethink Mental Illness: Archdeacon calls on government to pause unfair benefits tests for people with mental illness
A senior clergyman from Somerset is launching a campaign today, calling on Iain Duncan Smith to pause the mass reassessment of people with mental illness receiving incapacity benefit.
A new report by HMIC has warned that many people – including children and young people – experiencing mental health problems are being held in police cells, because of the shortage of appropriate crisis care services available across the country.
Most people in the UK say they are more knowledgeable about common physical health conditions than mental health problems, according to new research released today by the national charity Rethink Mental Illness.