Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

18 February 2016

We’re all mental patients now

The government wants you to think you’re mentally ill. You aren’t.

9 February 2016

Being a teenager is not a mental illness

The rise in teenage mental-health problems is not all it seems.

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.