Call to patients: help us with our suicide and homicide research

The Centre for Mental Health and Risk is calling for people to provide accounts of their experience of mental health care – and make suggestions for topics of study. These topics may be taken forward as part of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, a UK-wide study of suicide and homicide by people in the recent care of mental health services and the sudden unexplained death of psychiatric in-patients.

New Adult Mental Health Unit University Hospital Llandough Open Call for Artists

Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board is calling for artists and makers to submit work for the New Adult Mental Health Unit (AMHU) being built at University Hospital Llandough. Artworks submitted are selected by a panel of people, qualified to assess the suitability of the work for display in the AMHU in context of the collection as a whole.

Research links bipolar disorder and physical health problems

Bipolar disorder is associated with higher rates of physical illness, according to a new study by the Bipolar Disorder Research Network team, which includes the National Centre for Mental Health’s Professor Nick Craddock, Professor Ian Jones and Dr Liz Forty.