Articles by: Danny Bowman

New Policy Report: Training Minds to Save Minds

New Policy Report: Training Minds to Save Minds

The author of this policy paper is Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health at Parliament Street At Parliament Street we have been working hard to understand the effects mental health is having on people, families, public and private sector organisations. Through our most recent research we have identified some concerning findings. Our findings have indicated that the police are dealing […]

by · 6th July 2018 · Blog
The NHS70: Why the NHS is part of all of our stories.

The NHS70: Why the NHS is part of all of our stories.

Danny Bowman is Director of Mental Health at Parliament Street The NHS, our national health service, an exemplary example of the British spirit, an organisation that has experienced winter crisis’s, outbreaks of disease, the largest mental health epidemic in my lifetime. The organisation that has always been a place of comfort for individuals suffering from life threatening health problems and […]

by · 3rd July 2018 · Blog
University Mental Health Podcast with Danny Bowman

University Mental Health Podcast with Danny Bowman

Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health had the pleasure of sitting down with his friend Rachel to discuss the jungle that is university and examining what makes university a stressful time for students in contemporary Britain. They discuss openly the up’s and downs of university life on mental health including fresher’s week, exams, assignments, and everything in between. University mental […]

by · 31st May 2018 · Mental Health, Blog
Danny Bowman addresses Durham Union on mental health

Danny Bowman addresses Durham Union on mental health

Last week, our mental health spokesperson, Danny Bowman addressed the Durham Union on mental health and the important work Parliament Street is doing to make progress in this important area. Danny touched upon the serious barriers in which stop people from receiving quality mental health treatment in our NHS. He alluded to long waiting-times a large factor in the deterioration […]

by · 7th March 2018 · Blog
The Big Mental Health Debate 2018: All Voices Heard on Mental Health

The Big Mental Health Debate 2018: All Voices Heard on Mental Health

This March, Parliament Street will be doing our Big Mental Health Debate. This is an extremely important event to really hear the voices of everyone on mental health. We will have representatives from all the UK’s major parties: Labour Party: Luciana Berger MP Conservative Party: TBC Liberal Democrats: Baroness Jolly Scottish National Party: Lisa Cameron MP This event is not […]

by · 20th February 2018 · Blog
We need to Trump the narrative around mental health and guns

We need to Trump the narrative around mental health and guns

This week, the world saw yet another horrific shooting in an environment which should never relate to such a narrative. Young people, in a school in Florida, who went to educate themselves in the classroom, take part in extracurricular activities and be with their friends found themselves detached from all the above due to bullets from a gun. The images […]

by · 18th February 2018 · Blog
Parliament Street: A review of our year on mental health and what’s to come

Parliament Street: A review of our year on mental health and what’s to come

This year Parliament Street has put a major focus on mental health, everything associated with mental illness and the vast inequalities many people suffering from mental ill health face. We have done a vast array of research projects on mental health looking at everything from the amount of police time is spent dealing with mental health issues. We found that […]

by · 18th December 2017 · frontpage
Danny Bowman Speaks at Men Get Eating Disorders Too Conference

Danny Bowman Speaks at Men Get Eating Disorders Too Conference

On the 17th November, Danny Bowman, Mental Health Spokesperson at Parliament Street spoke on the National Men Get Eating Disorders Too Conference in Brighton. Danny spoke about Parliament Street’s recent research into the number of incidents of harassment, cyber-bullying and body shaming recorded by police in 2017. He told the conference that “although these figures don’t directly link the rise […]

by · 20th November 2017 · Blog
Alastair Campbell discusses mental health

Alastair Campbell discusses mental health

I was fortunate enough to be granted an opportunity to sit down with Alastair Campbell for a chat about mental health. As the podcast began I started by asking Alastair about “one moment when he had the realisation that he may be suffering from a mental health difficulty” with Alastair saying that he couldn’t remember one moment but told the […]

by · 9th March 2017 · Podcast, News