Mental Health

Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Tracey Crouch MP Talks Mental Health

Our Head of Campaigns, Danny Bowman sat down with Tracey Crouch MP to discuss her struggle with Anxiety and how mindfulness helped her recover. In addition, they spoke about her time as Sports, Civil Society and Loneliness Minister and her gambling legislation that saw her resign from the government.    

by · 19th February 2019 · Mental Health, Podcast, News, Blog
Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Danny Bowman – The Reality of Growing Up and Living with OCD

Anyone who has experienced Obsessional Compulsive Disorder, whether they are a directly suffering from the illness, or a family member or friend witnessing the condition will know of how debilitating and cruel it is. After interviewing the brilliant Johnny Mercer MP last year, I felt inspired to dispel some of the myths associated with OCD and tell the trauma’s it […]

by · 13th January 2019 · Mental Health, frontpage
Why Schools Can Play an Important Role in Young People’s Health

Why Schools Can Play an Important Role in Young People’s Health

  By Danny Bowman, Director of Mental Health This is the first of six blog posts looking at innovative ways in which we can reform and improve healthcare in the United Kingdom. When we think of healthcare in the United Kingdom, it would be a surprise if every citizen didn’t immediately think of the three words that have defined our […]

by · 28th August 2018 · Mental Health, frontpage
NEW RESEARCH: Training Minds to Save Minds

NEW RESEARCH: 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 · Mental Health, Research
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, Podcast, Blog
Parliament Street Mental Health Research on Sky News

Parliament Street Mental Health Research on Sky News

Last Thursday, Parliament Street released our latest research on mental health and police. The report was subsequently covered twice on Sky News with both Kent Police and Crime Commissioner, Matt Scott and Parliament Street Mental Health Spokesman, Danny Bowman being interviewed on Sky News. These figures suggest that police forces in United Kingdom are struggling to cope with the number […]

by · 12th February 2018 · Mental Health, Press Room, News
PODCAST – Maureen Watt, Scotland’s Minister for Mental Health

PODCAST – Maureen Watt, Scotland’s Minister for Mental Health

Last week, Danny Bowman had the opportunity to sit down with Maureen Watt MSP, the Minister for Mental Health at Holyrood. The role was created by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, in her second term reshuffle. Maureen Watt became a member of Scottish Parliament in 2006, making her maiden speech on the subject of drugs and rehabilitation. Prior to entering […]

by · 11th September 2017 · Mental Health, Podcast
Aspire to beat the Haters

Aspire to beat the Haters

by Cllr. Richard Harris Ask yourself this; have you ever been bullied? Abused? Tormented? Tortured? Some of those words might seem a bit over the top, a bit extreme. As someone who has been bullied, as a child and as a young adult, I can tell you, this is not extreme, it’s the dark reality of life.The bullying at school […]

by · 7th April 2017 · Mental Health
My journey through mental illness

My journey through mental illness

As part of our focus on mental health we have invited our members to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, our mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman bravely talks about his struggles with Obsessional Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).   When I started thinking about writing about my own mental health experience […]

by · 7th April 2017 · Mental Health
It is time to make bullying an offence

It is time to make bullying an offence

As part of our focus on mental health and bullying, we have invited our members to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, our disability spokesman, Cllr. Richard Harris bravely talks about his experience with school bullying and calls on the government to do much more to combat it. It’s not often that […]

by · 2nd April 2017 · Mental Health