Mental Health

Portsmouth News reports on Parliament Street mental health research

Portsmouth News 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. Speaking to the Portsmouth News, Danny Bowman, our mental health spokesman, said: […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
Carney Bonner’s Story

Carney Bonner’s Story

As part of our focus on mental health we have invited some mental health campaigners to discuss their experiences with us, in the hope that it will help others. Today, Carney Bonner tells us about his struggle with cyber-bullying and the impact that it had on his mental health.  Carney’s story is truly inspiring. Hello, My name is Carney Bonner. […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · Mental Health
ITV News covers Parliament Street mental health research

ITV News covers 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 ITV News, Danny Bowman, our mental health spokesman, said: “These […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room, Research
Belfast Live reports on Parliament Street mental health research

Belfast Live 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 Belfast Live, Danny Bowman, our mental health spokesman, said: “These […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
BT News covers Parliament Street mental health research

BT News covers 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 BT News, Danny Bowman, our mental health spokesman, said: “These […]

by · 3rd February 2017 · Mental Health, Press Room
Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

Danny Bowman on Time to Talk Day

By Danny Bowman Imagine a day in the year where millions of conversations are triggered about mental health. My younger self at the age of eleven when I was diagnosed would not have believed you if you had told me this would be a reality by 2014. Time to Talk Day was created in 2014 by the Time to Change […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · Mental Health
How bullying can affect your mental health

How bullying can affect your mental health

by Devan Witter The aim of Time to Talk Day is to get as many people talking about mental health as possible. At the moment, people with mental health problems are made to almost feel isolated because of their condition. They are made to feel worthless about themselves just because of how other people react. Time to Talk Day is […]

by · 2nd February 2017 · Mental Health
Danny Bowman visits Cranford Community College

Danny Bowman visits Cranford Community College

by Danny Bowman One of my hardest times suffering from a mental illness was at school; a mix between dealing with the tribulations of pre-adulthood and the lack of understanding shown by my peers and teachers. That’s why when I was asked by Altruist Enterprises to speak to students at Cranford Community College, Hounslow in my capacity as mental health […]

by · 21st January 2017 · Mental Health, Blog
A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

She was the star that started wars over stigma and discrimination against mental illness and those who suffer from it. Carrie Fisher, best known for her spectacular performances in the Star Wars Franchise playing Princess Leia, she was hugely successful throughout her career, as a writer of ‘Postcards from the Edge’, in which she was nominated for a BAFTA film […]

by and · 29th December 2016 · Mental Health
Social Media and Christmas

Social Media and Christmas

The holiday season is upon us with all the cheer, love and hope it hopefully brings. Family, friends colleagues and strangers come together to enjoy and rejoice in the Christmas cheer. This is no more visible then on social media networks with people snapping every happy memory with family, every alcohol filled night out with friends and every holiday snap […]

by · 23rd December 2016 · Mental Health