Just 2% of those in mental health services participate in research, compared to almost 20% of cancer patients, and the majority of participants tend to be white, middle-class women. So why is participation in mental health research so low and lacking in diversity? And what can be done to tackle it?
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on body image, and the impact our relationship with our body has on our mental health.
This year's Mental Health Awareness Week is focusing on stress. Find out more including how you can get involved.
Research from Jessie Baldwin, a young scientist, looks at the link between victimisation and suicidal behaviours.
Too often, older people are neglected in psychosis studies, meaning they’re left without effective help. Researcher Jean Stafford is addressing this, with her work looking at the factors which puts someone at risk of psychosis when they're older.
Despite affecting 1-3% of the population, it takes on average 10 years to receive an accurate diagnosis for bipolar. This World Bipolar Day, we share the thoughts of three people living with bipolar, from the difficulties they’ve encountered to their hopes for the future.
Paramedics are three times as likely as the general population to develop mental health problems. We chat to a researcher testing a simple exercise with the hope of preventing mental illness from affecting so many emergency workers.
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place between the 8th and 14th of May and this year it asks - are you surviving or thriving?