Former home secretary Jack Straw has revealed in his autobiography that he has experienced depression – and that psychoanalysis was effective in its treatment…
Mental Health Research Network Cymru (MHRNC) is inviting entries for its 2013 art competition. The theme of this year’s competition is ‘Hope’.
Lesley Griffiths AM highlighted the positive impact training and education can have on the lives of mental health service users at today’s “Movin’ On Up” event in Wrexham…
A third Review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) is being undertaken by UK government adviser Professor Malcolm Harrington. The WCA was first introduced in October 2008 to assess entitlement to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and the Welfare Reform Act 2007 commits the Secretary of State to lay an independent report before Parliament each year for the first five years of operation.
The Westminster Government has backed a private member’s bill by Gavin Barwell MP which aims to end an antiquated law which means that MPs detained under the Mental Health Act for more than six months are stripped of their seat.
The importance of setting small, achievable steps on the journey towards recovery from serious mental illness was the theme of today’s ‘Movin On Up’ event in Flintshire.
The important role education and training can play in the journey towards recovery from serious mental illness was the main theme of today’s ‘Movin’ On Up’ event in Denbighshire.
George (not his real name), has had depression and anxiety since he was 13. Unfortunately George, now 18, has had no support from his family since becoming ill as “they do not believe in the existence of mental illness”.
The latest edition of the Mental Health Wales journal is now online.
The 25th anniversary Intervoice And World Hearing Voices Congress will take place at the All Nations Conference Centre, Cardiff between 19-21 September 2012.