Suicide Rates in people with Autism

A joint study by Newcastle & Coventry Universities highlights the high rates of suicide in people diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome

8 December 2017

Read the New Statesman article here

High Court win for PIP claimants

The High Court has branded the new rules for PIP claimants with mental health conditions as; “blatant discrimination”.

21 December 2017

Read the full story here

WCA and their effects on Mental Health

Article in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health about the impact of WCA’s on mental health, 16 November 2016.

‘First, do no harm’: are disability assessments associated with adverse trends in mental health? A longitudinal ecological study. 

Read the article here 

Reviewing the Mental Health Act

A review will not solve the crisis in mental health care

Article in the Guardian by Sarah Allan
10 October 2017

Read the article here

 

Mental Health and Loosing Your Job

About 300,000 people with a long-term mental health problem lose their jobs each year, a review has found.

Guardian article 26 Oct 2017

Click here to read