30 November 2005

‘One-in-10 kids are mentally ill’? That’s madness

Can you spot the three with disorders in your kid's nursery?

25 August 2005

The legacy of ‘radical social work’

How contemporary social work theory nurtured the new authoritarianism.

29 December 2004

Government incapacity on mental health

Why the introduction of the Mental Capacity Bill has been such a mad affair.

17 September 2004

Mental until proven innocent

The UK government is planning the introduction of indefinite detention on a psychiatrist's say-so.

23 June 2004

Smiley unhappy people

A new guide for university staff promotes yellow badges and tea parties as an antidote to work stress.

18 February 2004

PC or not PC?

Rumours of a backlash against political correctness in social work have been greatly exaggerated.

29 April 2003

Registering distrust

It will take more than checklists and codes to restore public confidence in social workers.

2 August 2002

Mental healthcare in the balance

The UK Mental Health Bill captures society's shift from rehabilitating the mentally ill towards helping them just to 'survive'.

29 November 2001

Stressing vulnerability

A senior lecturer in social work wonders who gains from the preoccupation with workplace stress.

14 August 2001

A mad approach to mental illness

The UK government's focus on public safety in the mental health debate will do nothing for the mentally ill - or for public safety.