In 2013, renowned choir master Tim Rhys-Evans felt suicide was his only option. He speaks to the Independent about why he hopes sharing the story of his breakdown in a documentary will help others
Anne Longfield says denying treatment to mentally ill children is 'clearly playing Russian roulette with their health'
With students taking to social media platforms to share their despair, teachers and the government should be investigating how to tackle this post examination pressure and provide support for students
Number has risen to 130 in 2014 – from 75 in 2007 – as Samaritans charity urges students to seek help
Ministry of Defence could face hundreds of legal claims from former military personnel who say they have suffered side effects including hallucinations, severe depression, sleep deprivation and anxiety after being prescribed the drug
The impact of poor mental health is increasingly acknowledged as one of the biggest problems our society faces
Until Sunday, the music industry descends on Brighton for one of its largest annual showcases of new and upcoming acts – The Great Escape festival. Among punters desperately seeking access to hotly tipped sets from the likes of Stormzy, Songhoy Blues and Oh Wonder, others will be heading to the accompanying convention for a more measured take on the state of the business.
It is dangerous to perpetuate the myth that people with few or no friends are flawed, or any more imperfect than popular people
Emergency ambulance call-out figures for University of York show rise in self-harm or suicide attempts
A new survey released to mark Mental Health Awareness Week shows that we value our relationships almost above all else, so why do we neglect them?
This mental health week Nadia Mendoza of the Self-Esteem Team explains how failure can be the greatest teacher and acceptance and understanding of it can help tackle the issue of poor mental health in schools
'I only ever seemed to get any contact from the DfE when I was being told off for something, and that really frustrated me'
One teenage male tells the service: 'I can't cope if things get any worse than this'
Labour MP Stephen Doughty has called for an investigation into the mistake
In 2013, 329 people in their early twenties died from a self-harm related injury in the UK
The figures, which relate to England, show ministers are are not meeting their goal of 'parity of esteem' with physical health