UK Mental Health

Politicians Are Pledging To Expand Talking Therapy, Just Like They Did 5 Years Ago

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses o...

Jack Sommers

He Used To Be The Power Behind Cameron's Throne, He Thinks We're 'Spending on Failure' On Mental Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It f...

Jack Sommers

Here's What The Next Government Should Do For Mental Health In Britain

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It f...

Jack Sommers

Why We're Ignoring The Evidence When It Comes To Mental Health Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses o...

Jack Sommers

Think You Understand Why Veterans Have Mental Health Problems? Think Again.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses o...

Hardly Any MPs Think The NHS Is Up To Tackling A Major Issue

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses o...

Jack Sommers

This MP Said Her Party Must Dispel 'Myth' It's Not Sympathetic To Mental Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It f...

Jack Sommers

This Poll Tells You Just How Narrow The Election Conversation Has Become

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Politics

Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses o...

Powerful Campaign Shows What Mental Illness Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When stories concerning mental health enter the news, they're often accompanied by a picture of a person with their head in their hands. But Time T...

Rachel Moss

What Is A Nervous Breakdown?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Florence + The Machine singer Florence Welch has said she took some time out of the limelight after having “a bit of a nervous breakdown”. “I...

How Facebook Helped This Woman Beat Depression

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Charlotte Reed was clinically depressed. But the 36-year-old says she cured herself by posting cheerful Facebook statuses. Reed, from London, refus...

Rachel Moss

Why We Need To Learn The Truth About Schizophrenia

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Do you believe schizophrenia is about people with multiple personalities? If the answer is yes, you may be in a broad majority, but that doesn't m...

There Are Two Types of People With Depression - Which One Are You?

Danny Baker | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Baker

People whose goal it is to recover from depression usually do, because they throw themselves into doing so and gobble up the fruits of their labour.

Why Do People Get Depression?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Since Robin Williams' death, many people have highlighted the need for more open discussion and understanding around the subject of depression. Acc...

Robin Williams' Fellow Comedian Gives Heart-Felt Advice On Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After hearing the news of the death of Robin Williams, US comedian Sky Williams uploaded a heartfelt video about depression on his Youtube channel cal...

How A Vitamin D Deficiency Can Double The Risk Of This Mental Health Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin,...

This Lady Reveals What It's Like To Be A Sociopath

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're so accustomed to seeing psychopaths and sociopaths in films that it's easy to forget that real people identify themselves in these groups - some...

Poorna Bell

Anxiety Expert Steve Peters On Our Inner Chimp

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the psychiatrist who helped the Olympic British cycling team tap into their vast potential and with an impending role in the 2014 World Cup, Profes...

Poorna Bell

Anxiety Sufferers Are Seen As 'Lazy And Self-Indulgent'. Here's What They Had To Say About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Anxiety is one of the rising mental health conditions in the UK, yet research from The Priory Group ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week has revealed...

Poorna Bell

The Reasons For Suicide Are Complex Say Experts, But There Is Help At Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the aftermath of L'Wren Scott's suicide, there have been endless column inches dedicated to exploring the reasons why she felt compelled to take he...

Ukippers Mock ADHD As 'Psychobabble That Keeps Lefties In Jobs'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip has been forced to distance itself from controversial remarks made by its own party members over attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)....

Why Celebrities Need To Talk About Depression

Alastair Campbell | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alastair Campbell

Would India Knight ever think to say "everyone gets malaria...everyone gets cancer...everyone gets AIDS"? I doubt it, because she knows these are illnesses that strike some but not all of us. To say that "everybody gets depressed" suggests that though she says she knows depression is an illness, in truth she does not really accept that.

Moors Murderer Ian Brady Taken To Hospital

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady is undergoing a series of tests after being rushed to hospital. He is due to attend a mental health tribunal on Monday reg...