Mental health

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.

Stop this educational madness

It’s time to resist calls for more mental-health interventions in education.

10 July 2014

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