MENTAL HEALTH IN THE NEWS

Mental Health and wellbeing is often covered in the news and online. Here are a few recent mental health stories:

September 2014 –

England’s Chief Medical Officer says that more needs to be done to help people with mental health problems:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29116354

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/sep/09/people-mental-health-problems-need-more-support-work-dame-sally-davies

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/11082634/Stressed-and-depressed-should-be-fast-tracked-for-NHS-help.html

January 2014 – Jonny Benjamin’s search for the man who helped him when he was contemplating suicide attracted huge media attention:

Metro

BBC News

3 February 2014 – The Guardian explores how to reach out to people with worsening mental health

3 February 2014 – The Telegraph investigates the stigma attached to mental illness