Between 40 and 60% of patients referred to a leading eating disorder therapist are having their conditioned worsened by social media.Read the full story ›
What goes through your mind when you are told someone has schizophrenia?
Does it conjure up images of characters in films like The Dark Knight? According to the charity Rethink Mental Illness, films can contribute to the condition being widely misunderstood.
New research by the charity shows half of the people questioned believed schizophrenia is defined by a split personality, while a quarter thought it led to violent behaviour.
Brian Dow from Rethink Mental Illness and Alice Evans, an artist and teacher who has a schizophrenic disorder, joined ITV Lunchtime News Presenter Nina Hossain to discuss the issue.
The former Wales football captain said he is not the same man people see on their TVs.Read the full story ›
Theresa May will today announce details of a new mental health awareness course designed to help struggling teenagers.Read the full story ›
Mental health charities welcomed the move, but questions were raised over whether enough people could be trained to fill the posts in time.Read the full story ›
The practice of sending mental health patients far away from friends and family for care has become endemic in the NHS, it has been warned.Read the full story ›
Older mental health patients are less likely to receive counselling, despite deriving greater benefit from it than youngsters, study shows.Read the full story ›
Former prisoners Donna and Anne-Marie talk about their struggle to get adequate support for their mental health needs on the outside.Read the full story ›