Tag Archives: mental health


‘Silent epidemic’

Unite is running a series of mental health awareness courses as well as training members in mental health first aid throughout the UK to coincide... Read More
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Unable to cope

Almost a third of people have experienced suicidal thoughts or feelings because of stress during the last year, according to a disturbing new survey.  ... Read More

‘Burning injustice’

The government’s green paper on transforming children and young people’s mental health provision in England lacks the boldness and scope needed to address the ‘burning... Read More
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Fresh hope

Disability rights campaigners are beginning 2018 with fresh hope following an end of year High Court victory against the government’s discriminatory welfare policies.   At... Read More

Breaking point

A confidential survey of workers employed by Mears in Manchester and joint venture company Manchester Working (operated by Mears) has revealed very high levels of... Read More
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Thriving at work?

Around 300,000 with people long-term mental health problems are forced to leave work every year, a shocking new report has found.     Unite welcomed... Read More
TUC 2017

‘Blood on our hands’

Speaking in support of composite 11 on mental health funding, Unite delegate and mental health nurse Ann Crozier today (September 11) highlighted how mental health... Read More
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‘Too little too late’

Extra funding for suicide prevention is “too little too late” and will not prevent people dying unnecessarily, an influential parliamentary committee has warned.   In... Read More