Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

Autism: lack of services is the cruel joke

'Autistic' joins the lexicon of lazy political insults. So what?

4 October 2006

Why mental healthcare is a mess

It is the authorities' own ever-widening definition of what it means to be mentally ill that is straining resources.

17 September 2004

Mental until proven innocent

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

5 August 2004

Self-harm: cut it out

The UK medical authorities are sending the message that young people hurting themselves is an acceptable lifestyle choice.

28 June 2004

Death is not a solution to the problems of living

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on voluntary euthanasia for the depressed.

23 June 2004

Smiley unhappy people

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

5 May 2004

Don’t blame me, blame my stress

A Canadian politician claimed that work worries made him steal a $50,000 ring - and everybody bought it.

24 June 2003

Who wants a stress-free life?

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London).

Breaking psychiatry's chains

There is a need for new ways to make sense of madness.

Breaking psychiatry's chains

There is a need for new ways to make sense of madness.