mental health problems

  • August 5, 2015

    A new report by a group of Christian churches shows that people with poor mental health are bearing the brunt of one of the government's policies aimed at getting people back to work.

  • January 24, 2015

    There is a new kind of poverty in Britain. It is made by politicians, and could easily be ended by politicians. The people enduring this government-enforced poverty are not on low incomes: they have no income whatsoever. They sit in dark cold homes with no money and no food. For them, budgeting and belt-tightening would be the luxury option.

  • October 28, 2013

    Young soldiers from disadvantaged backgrounds are much more likely to return from war with mental health problems, says a new report from ForcesWatch.

  • April 27, 2012

    Teachers in England are witnessing increasing numbers of pupils coming into school "hungry", "dirty" and "struggling to concentrate" since the economic crisis began, according to a Prince’s Trust and Times Educational Supplement survey. Interviews with over 500 secondary school teachers painted a bleak picture.

  • July 10, 2007

    The Methodist Church in Britain is seeking to offer help with the often hidden mental health issues and problems faced within society at large - and not least within the churches. Its concern is for carers as well as suffers.