MPs warn that children’s mental health services risk sliding backwards
Financial instability and ‘economic woes’ might be contributing to thoughts of suicide
Often, suicidal ideation is only related to mental disorders like depression, anxiety or bipolar. But this new report from Samaritans shows that finance related stress is a substantial factor in contributing to thoughts of suicide in young people - a fact that has been exacerbated during the pandemic.
Mentally unwell ex-prisoners are increasingly suffering the injustice of ‘gate sectioning’
"Lost generation" of vulnerable children are being failed by Scottish CAMHS, say campaigners
New law to protect patients from inappropriate use of force comes into effect today
After the law was received Royal Assent in 2018, the new Use of Force legislation to protect patients in mental health care settings, has come into effect as of the 7th of December, hopefully signalling progress in the prevention of unnecessary restraint which disproportionately impacts Black men and women.