In 1972, a group of mental health advocates and patients in the UK came together with a radical plan: create a 'mental patients union'. Many of their central demands remain as relevant fifty years later.
"Depression in most people isn't caused by chemical imbalance, in my opinion. It is caused by the loss of autonomy."
Loneliness, financial insecurity, and marginalisation aggravate the risk of self-harm and suicide related to Covid, confirms a new paper from the Southeast Asian country. Are policymakers listening?
What do lived experts make of the big new study debunking the 'chemical imbalance' theory of depression?
Barbershops are revolutionising men's mental health. A trim for your messy hair - and feelings? What's not to love?
Depression is the leading mental health challenge among older adults. Why then do we treat it as an exclusively young person's problem?
Hopeful notes on parenting with depression.
If I were to tell you that there exists an intervention that could cause a 61% drop in the likelihood of an individual dying by suicide, what would you guess it could be?
This could well be the most important question in the post-pandemic world: can putting money in the hands of people prevent suicides?
The reviews of the DSM-5-TR on Amazon are a Tarantino take on Laurel and Hardy: violent, moody, and very LOL.