Opinion, analysis and debate
Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma campaign launched by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness in 2007, has achieved measurable attitudinal change in society, says Lisa Rodrigues
Jennifer Bird uses her personal experience to highlight the importance of after care and psychological dimensions of illnesses such as rectal cancer
After 17 years in a secure mental health facility, Kin’s message to mental health staff serves as a powerful reminder that you should not underestimate your ability to change the lives of those you care for
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Sharon Bird and Julie Hughes remind us of the opportunities and benefits of using volunteers, and that paid staff should not feel threatened by their involvement
When Sally Burgess was 18 years old, she found herself fascinated by the tales her Mum, a then mental health nursing student, told her about mental health care.
We talk to Janice Smyth, director of the Royal College of Nursing in Northern Ireland, who this year celebrated 40 years as a member of the nursing profession.
We talk to Hazel Nash, a student mental health hurse at Birmingham City University, due to qualify in December
Mental health nursing is a fascinating and rewarding career path, explains nurse manager Shannon Graham
What if I told you there was a new treatment being used to relieve depression and anxiety, and its side effects include improved fitness, weight loss and social integration? The ‘wonder drug’ in question is a smartphone game called Pokemon Go and you’re going to hear a lot about it
We talk to Cheryl Kipping, consultant nurse – dual diagnosis (coexisting mental health and substance misuse) at South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust, who trained as a nurse in 1978.