Mental health

£20 million to fight mental health stigma

To help put a stop to mental health stigma and discrimination in England, The Department of Health (DH) and Comic Relief have announced up to £20 million of funding for the England-wide Time to Change programme – run by charities … Read more → – £20 million to fight mental health stigma

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Pick’s Disease Support Group

Pick’s Disease Support Group (PDSG) is a UK-based charity to help meet the needs of carers of people with fronto temporal dementia, or Pick’s disease. This is a progressive illness, affecting the behaviour, judgement and language of the person with … Read more → – Pick’s Disease Support Group

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Launch of dementia campaign

A new six-week campaign to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of dementia was launched on 7 November 2011. The £2 million campaign featured TV, radio and print ads. Aimed at encouraging more people to seek an early … Read more → – Launch of dementia campaign

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New e-learning from SCIE – sexual, reproductive and mental health

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has developed a unique new e-learning resource on sexual and reproductive health and abuse in the context of mental illness. The resource is designed to address the poor reproductive and sexual health of … Read more → – New e-learning from SCIE – sexual, reproductive and mental health

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Launch of Phase One of Children and Young People’s IAPT

An investment of £32 million over the next four years in the Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme will take  the best parts of the Adult IAPT programme and adapt them for children and young … Read more → – Launch of Phase One of Children and Young People’s IAPT

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