Mental Health Wales Journal – Measure special online now

The new edition of the Mental Health Wales Journal is now available online. This season’s edition is a Mental Health (Wales) Measure special and includes articles which examine the Measure’s content and potential impact as well as an interview with Jonathan Morgan AM, the man who instigated the Legislative Competence Order which led to this historic piece of legislation.

Personality disorders ‘widespread’, say experts

Personality disorders are more widespread than previously thought. That’s the view of leading experts in the field who say the disorders are under recognised even though the numbers of people experiencing them is much higher than those with more well known mental health problems such as schizophrenia.

Meic extends its service to 24/7

‘meic’, Wales’ nationwide advocacy and advice helpline for children and young people is to extend its opening hours to 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

New mental health strategy for England launched today

The UK Government launched a mental health strategy for England today. The strategy places emphasis on dealing with problems at an early stage and pledges an extra £400m to improve access to psychological therapies…