Mental Health

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health – part 2

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health – part 2

By Danny Bowman After the success of the first event it was now time for the main event in the House of Commons with a sell-out audience of 200 people in attendance and an esteemed panel including the Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent, Matthew Scott; Leading psychologist and author, Rob Wilson; Director of Time to Change, Sue Baker and […]

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health -part 1

EVENT REVIEW – A 21st century approach to mental health -part 1

By Danny Bowman As many of you know March is Parliament Street’s mental health month focusing on every aspect of the subject. With all that said Parliament Street decided to host one event that turned into two events due to the large amount of interest in the topic. We held both events at the Houses of Parliament with two days […]

Mental Health – A Professional’s Point of View

Mental Health – A Professional’s Point of View

By Dr. Rob Willson My main day job providing cognitive behaviour therapy to outpatients in North London. I’m also a trustee and chair of a mental health charity called the body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) foundation. BDD is a serious, common and potentially life-threatening condition affecting 2% of the population. I’ve written a few self-help books, four of which with one […]

by · 5th March 2017 · Mental Health
Mental Health – Rhetoric and Reality

Mental Health – Rhetoric and Reality

  By Danny Bowman In the first two months of 2017 mental health has been talked about more in parliament then in the whole of 2009. This would suggest that we are moving forward on this incredibly important issue. However, from the potential reduction in Personal Independence Allowance (PIP,) derogatory comments made by the head of policy at Downing Street […]

by · 1st March 2017 · Mental Health
March is Mental Health Month

March is Mental Health Month

By Danny Bowman I am pleased to announce the start of Parliament Street’s mental health month starting 1st March 2017. Mental health has become one of the most important issues that our country needs to deal with in the 21st Century and has long been the poorer relative in our NHS and beyond. Throughout this essential month Parliament Street will […]

by · 1st March 2017 · Mental Health
Milton Keynes Citizen reports on Parliament Street mental health research

Milton Keynes Citizen reports on Parliament Street mental health research

New research by Parliament Street has revealed the extent of lack of funding and provision related to mental health incidents. By analysing police case reports, Parliament Street identified more than 300,000 cases related to people with a mental disorder, who felt they had no other support around them. Talking to the Milton Keynes Citizen, Danny Bowman, our mental health spokesman, […]

by · 9th February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser cover Parliament Street mental health research

Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser cover Parliament Street mental health research

New research by Parliament Street has revealed the extent of lack of funding and provision related to mental health incidents. By analysing police case reports, Parliament Street identified more than 300,000 cases related to people with a mental disorder, who felt they had no other support around them. Talking to the Buckingham and Winslow Advertiser, Danny Bowman, our mental health […]

by · 9th February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
CBJSpotlight speak to Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman

CBJSpotlight speak to Parliament Street’s Danny Bowman

CBJSpotlight recently produced a report about Parliament Street’s recent mental health reseach which showed that Nottinghamshire police deal with the highest number of mental health incidents in the country. As part of their report they interviewed our mental health spokesman, Danny Bowman. CBJSpotlight is a website that features news and content produced by second and third year students on Nottingham […]

by · 9th February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
Derbyshire Times report on Parliament Street mental health research

Derbyshire Times report on Parliament Street mental health research

Tuesday 7th February 2017 New research by Parliament Street has revealed the extent of lack of funding and provision related to mental health incidents. By analysing police case reports, Parliament Street identified more than 300,000 cases related to people with a mental disorder, who felt they had no other support around them. Speaking to the Derbyshire Times, Danny Bowman, our […]

by · 7th February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
Andover Advertiser cover Parliament Street mental health research

Andover Advertiser cover Parliament Street mental health research

From the Andover Advertiser, Sunday 5th February 2017:   Hampshire Constabulary called to nearly 10,000 mental health incidents in 2016 HAMPSHIRE police were called to almost 10,000 incidents involving people with a mental health condition in 2016, it was reported. According to statics released by Parliament Street, officers across the county attended 9,597 call-outs last year making Hampshire Constabulary the […]

by · 5th February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room