Tag Archives: mental health

News Feature

‘Burning injustice’?


Less than a year ago, prime minister Theresa May called mental illness a “burning injustice”, one that she said she would make “one of [her]... Read More
Unite Policy Conference 2018

‘Strong – but not immune’


Unite delegates shared personal stories of their struggles in an emotionally charged debate about the importance of mental health in the workplace on Monday (July... Read More
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‘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
News Feature

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
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‘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
News Feature

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
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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
News Feature

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