Tag: disability and psychosis

Mental Health Services Turned My Daughter’s Crisis into a Way of...

My world turned upside down when my daughter nearly died from a serious suicide attempt. After several years as her caretaker I began to wonder: What can we do to change the way our mental health services are organized so they won't turn a crisis into a way of life for already distressed and vulnerable people?

Mental Health Disability Claims Continue to Climb

According to new research by Joanna Moncrieff and SebastiĆ£o Viola, mental health problems have become the leading cause of disability claims in the UK. While the overall number of claims for other conditions has decreased by 35%, claims related to ā€œmental disordersā€ have increased 103% since 1995.