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14 August 2019
In 'Young, British and Depressed' ('Dispatches' on Channel 4, 29 July), Sanah Ahsan focussed on the crisis facing young people in their search to be treated for mental health problems.
26 June 2019
"If this goes through, things will never be the same again. It's the beginning of the end," said one Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust picket
19 June 2019
Move along: In a blow to the supposed benefits of privatisation, research by the Office for National Statistics shows that public sector workers are more likely to stay in their jobs
1 May 2019
As chief executive officer of the recently privatised France Telecom (now Orange), Didier Lombard was a 'master of the universe'. And on a salary of €500,000 to boot.
1 May 2019
The NHS crisis has reached horrifying new levels. Over 300 NHS nurses have died by suicide in seven years. In 2014, one nurse a week took their own lives.
27 March 2019
The way capitalism manages the collective mental health of workers is a method that eats its own tail
21 November 2018
General election now to reverse welfare attacks: Universal Credit claimants are being pushed into serious mental health problems, with some even considering suicide, according to public health researchers in the North East.
7 November 2018
Private companies are making millions treating NHS patients in psychiatric hospitals that often fail to provide decent and safe care.
17 October 2018
Stigma around mental health is decreasing, and that's definitely a good thing. But it's not nearly enough when services are being cut to the bone and most of us have been left without crucial lifelines.
5 September 2018
22% of 14-year-old girls are self-harming. They are more than twice as likely as boys - themselves at an unacceptable 9%
25 July 2018
Anyone breathing a sigh of relief at seeing the back of Jeremy Hunt as health secretary should take a closer look at his replacement Matt Hancock.
25 July 2018
Two thirds of LGBT+ people are afraid of holding their partner's hand in public, or being open about their sexuality for fear of a negative reaction.
20 June 2018
Recent reports show there is an increase in the number of suicides among refugees in the UK. The latest additions to that number are three teenage refugees from Eritrea who have taken their own lives in London.
25 May 2018
In a fantastic show of unity, campaigners from across the spectrum of local issues came together
23 May 2018
On 24 May 1988 Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 was enacted in England, Scotland and Wales by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government.
23 May 2018
Capitalist society has caused a mental health crisis of gargantuan proportions. One in four people in Britain will experience a mental health problem in their life, but only one in eight sufferers are receiving treatment, according to Mind.
17 January 2018
"Staff are desperate for change" says a nurse. "They were literally overrun" says an A&E patient. But strikes and mass campaigning can save our NHS.
10 January 2018
Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust is planning to shut down a unit for people suffering from serious alcohol and drug addiction issues.
3 January 2018
As an individual with mental health issues, it has been my misfortune to experience directly just how capitalist society, Britain 2017, treats such people. I can't imagine that my experience is particularly unique.
15 November 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including cancer treatment privatisation, The Death of Stalin, mental health cuts and Arriva profits.
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