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Improving the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans individuals

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This week we mark both Mental Health Awareness Week and the International Day Against Homophobia. Evidence shows there are stark inequalities in mental health for gay, bisexual, lesbian and trans individuals. The Stonewall lesbian and gay health surveys, which represent …

The new Five Year Forward View for mental health: opportunities for prevention and improving outcomes

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A week ago we welcomed the independent report from the Mental Health Taskforce, setting out how national bodies, including health agencies and government departments, should work together over the next five years to improve mental health. One in four of …

A life changing opportunity – putting prevention at the heart of mental health

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This week the Mental Health Taskforce published its engagement report, highlighting what 20,000 people think the priorities for the country’s mental health are.  The report underlines the importance of mental health nationally and the chance we now have to make …

Days in the lives – the everyday experiences of people living with a mental health problem

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In November last year we helped launch ‘A day in the life’, a project which asks people with a mental health problem to blog about a day in their life - on four set days across the year - providing …