Mental health

25 November 2015

The DWP doesn’t kill

Using suicide to argue against welfare cuts is sick and wrong.

24 November 2015

The mental obsession with offence-taking

Ken Livingstone has become the latest victim of these over-sensitive times.

5 November 2015

Mental illness is not a political issue

We need to stop 'raising awareness' and focus on looking for cures.

3 September 2015

We need more friends and fewer shrinks

The medicalisation of social problems is straining mental-health services.

13 July 2015

We’re not mentally ill – we’re teenagers

A 14-year-old girl tells teachers to stop pathologising pupils.

27 March 2015

Germanwings: can we no longer call mad people mad?

The policing of language has reached lunatic levels.

19 January 2015

Health zealots have taken over the asylum

Plans to ban smoking in a mental-health facility reek of illiberal cruelty.

5 January 2015

‘Justice for Leelah’: behold the new, PC intolerance

The abuse of Leelah's parents echoes the antics of the Westboro Baptist Church.

31 July 2014

Unempathetic Ed’s problems are not in the head

The Labour leader’s use of a neuroscientist to help him engage with the public is a mental approach to politics.