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Louise Rubin

Parliamentary Manager at Mind

Parliamentary Manager at Mind

Labour's New Shadow Minister for Mental Health Must Look at Much More Than Just the NHS

Mental health affects and is affected by every area of our lives. Our employment circumstances, housing situation, financial security, the quality of our personal relationships, where we fit into our local community - all of these things can have a profound impact on our wellbeing. And all of these things are influenced by public policy.
15/09/2015 12:13 BST

At Last, Politicians Are Taking Mental Health Seriously

Ed Miliband, the leader of the Labour party, has a million things in his in-tray. A challenging economy, rising energy prices, badgers, you name it. And yet he chose to speak to the national media about mental health. Whether or not you agree with his politics, the very fact that he made this speech is a good thing - it's a sign that the subject we've been campaigning about for so long has moved up the political agenda.
29/10/2012 15:53 GMT