Suicide

The Department for Health & Social Care has published the fifth progress report of the Suicide Prevention Strategy for England setting out the steps taken to reduce deaths by suicide since January 2019. ...

Philippa Day: Flawed PIP system led to young mum’s death, says coroner

Flaws in the disability benefits system were “the predominant factor and the only acute factor” that led to a young disabled mother taking her own life, a coroner has concluded. Gordon Clow, assistant coroner...

Behind closed bedroom doors, a teenage mental health crisis is brewing

Britain’s schools shutdown risks creating a generation of angry, withdrawn young people. Who will pick up the pieces?
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Category - mental health

Suicide

The Department for Health & Social Care has published the fifth progress report of the Suicide Prevention Strategy for England setting out the steps taken to reduce deaths by suicide since January 2019.  The report includes: a section on suicide...

Children’s rights in mental health settings

Article 39 has published a report sharing children and young people’s views and experiences of mental health hospitals in England, as told to their advocates. The report finds that children are being kept in hospital for too long, often many miles...