Rethink Mental Illness
03/25/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Tomorrow is mother’s day, and we wanted to talk about postnatal depression. In this blog, Rosey from PND and Me, talks about her experience and how you can support someone who may be suffering.

Mothers Day: Dealing with Postnatal Depression - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
Rethink Mental Illness
03/24/2017 at 17:28. Facebook
Almost 4,000 of you have contacted the Prime Minister to protect vital financial support for people with mental health conditions - thank you.

Parliament has until 2nd April to overturn the Government’s recent changes to PIP eligibility criteria. We want the Prime Minister to reconsider and reverse the changes to PIP.

Take action today by clicking the link below!

Click here to protect Personal Independence Payments NOW!
Nominations for the Janey Antoniou awards are now open!

This national award celebrates the achievements of tenacious mental health campaigners with lived experience who have gone the extra mile to challenge stigma and discrimination.

The award is open to anyone living in the UK with lived experience, and has a first prize of £1,000.

Nominations close on 18 September and the winner will be...
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Janey Antoniou Awards - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
Help us to protect PIP for people with mental health conditions today.

Last week, instead of listening to a court ruling, and to thousands of people, the Government changed the eligibility criteria for Personal Independence Payments.

Up to 160,000 people experiencing psychological distress when carrying out everyday activities, like planning and making a journey on the train, or taking the...
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Protect Personal Independence Payments NOW!
A really interesting A to Z on mental health by Sonaksha Iyengar.

Post below your favourite illustration and let us know why.

Sonaksha Iyengar (@sonaksha) • Instagram photos and videos
Using public transport when you have a mental illness can be difficult.

How can other passengers help you when you start to feel unwell?
Losing someone because mental illness is difficult enough without the stigma that can come with it.

Lauren tells us what it was like losing her brother, and how people around her reacted.

Lauren's Story: Where Are We Now? - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
Last week we asked you for your tips of dealing with a hectic life.

Here’s a selection of your advice! We hope this comes in handy and that you share it with your networks.
Jummy, one of our book club members, reviews It's All Absolutely Fine by Rubyetc!

Have you read the book? Leave your review below.

Rubyetc: It's all absolutely fine. - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
Jonny Benjamin talks about his mental illness in this insightful poem.

What one piece of advice would you give to someone who noticed their friend was acting slightly "off"?


As a teenager, Jonny Benjamin, was diagnosed with depression, schizohphrenia & bipolar disorder. He is well known for the Channel 4 Documentary, 'The Strange...

Leading a hectic lifestyle can at times have a negative impact on our mental health.

How do you find your calm when life gets busy? Comment below!
Time to Change want you to share your stories of how a friend helped you with your mental health by being In Your Corner. Comment below!

How my best friend helped me survive anorexia
1 in 10 young people will experience a mental health problem this year. Being in your mate's corner could make all the difference, and it doesn't have to be hard. So if your mate’s acting differently, step in.

Spread the word, share this film by Time to Change
Today is International Women’s Day and we wanted to highlight this GLAMOUR UK article by Chrissy Teigen who opens up about postpartum depression.

Share your advice below for other women who may be dealing with postpartum depression.

Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Her Postpartum Depression
One of these people haven't seized the moment... can you guess who? Take our quick-fire quiz and see if you know the answer!

Can you guess who didn't "seize the moment"?

Take our quick-fire quiz to see if you can get the right answer and take our campaign at

Read our response to last night’s programme “Under Lock & Key”. Please take care when watching the programme as it contains some scenes that you may find distressing.

Under Lock & Key - Our response to Channel 4 Dispatches programme
Today is Self Harm Awareness Day and we asked Chris to give us her 5 tips for coping with self harm.

If you have any helpful tips, comment below.

Self Harm Awareness Day: How I cope with self harm - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
Andrew used Sahaja Yoga to help him recover when dealing with mental illness.

We'd like to know if meditation and yoga have been helpful to your recovery? And, what tips would you give for beginners?

How I used meditation to help me recover. - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity
18 illustrations that represent what it's like to have anxiety.

Do you use art to illustrate your mental health? Post your illustrations, paintings and poems below!

18 brutally honest illustrations that anyone who has struggled with anxiety will understand