Rethink Mental Illness

We're a mental health charity. Our goal is a better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.

Last year there were 50,000 detentions under the Mental Health Act. Neil Coyle MP @coyleneil explains why we need your MP to attend the debate in parliament next Thursday. Take action via the link in our bio.
Mental health problems rarely happen overnight and usually appear gradually. They often start with gradual changes in your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. If you're worried about your mental health then click our link in bio.
Mental health must be a national priority - we need the next Prime Minister to tackle it head on. As part of the Mental Health Policy Group, we’ve outlined what he should prioritise. You can read our manifesto via our bio link.
We’re delighted and proud to help facilitate a session around the future of Blackpool’s mental health today. We’ve got community leaders and people with lived experience taking part to try and find some answers on the best way forward for the towns pressing mental health issues.
The first parliamentary debate on the future of the Mental Health Act takes place on July 25th. It’s crucial that your MP attends so that our message of reform is heard by our elective representatives. Email your MP by clicking our link in bio.
New research published today has added further evidence regarding the problem of out of area treatment in mental health rehabilitation services. The figures show that 2,600 out of area placements have been commissioned in the last 3 years. 140 patients were placed more than a 7 hour round trip from where they live. Many more were sent hundreds of miles from their home. Click our link in bio to read more. #InSightInMind
It's the last chance saloon for our Great North Run team! We have just two places and two weeks left to the registration deadline! Find out more by clicking our link in bio.
We're delighted at the Government's commitment to change the Mental Health Act. Read our statement in full by clicking our link in bio.
As a charity founded by carers, they have always influenced the direction of our campaigning and policy work. For #CarersWeek , Will from our Campaigns and Policy team talks about how we are putting carers at the heart of our campaigns. Click our link in bio for more.
We know how tough it can be caring for someone living with a mental illness. Being able to discuss how you feel and get advice from people in a similar situation can really help. Find out more about our carers groups by clicking our link in bio #CarersWeek
It’s #Carers Week. As a charity formed by carers, we’re proud to be official supporters. Research from our partners Carers UK & Mental Health UK show that carers face many challenges. Find out how we can now help at our new Carers Hub by clicking our link in bio
This weekend our supporters will be taking time to remember people close to them who have passed away. Click our link in bio to find out what they've been up to and how you can get involved.
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