Mental Health

Cost of living or Generation Snowflake? Boomers and Gen Z disagree on causes of youth mental health crisis
Mental health

Cost of living or Generation Snowflake? Boomers and Gen Z disagree on causes of youth mental health crisis

People of all ages agree that young people’s mental health is in crisis, research has found – but they disagree on what’s driving it.

‘Dysfunctional’ mental health services failing to meet demand, doctors warn: ‘It’s broken’
Mental health

‘Dysfunctional’ mental health services failing to meet demand, doctors warn: ‘It’s broken’

England’s mental health services are “in crisis”, doctors have warned, with surging demand pushing services to breaking point.

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by ‘bullying’ culture at DWP: ‘I felt worthless’
Department for Work and Pensions

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by ‘bullying’ culture at DWP: ‘I felt worthless’

A former work coach has told The Big Issue how he was driven to exhaustion and depression while working for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

It’s a cost of loving crisis: Why young people are getting into thousands in debt looking for love
Life

It’s a cost of loving crisis: Why young people are getting into thousands in debt looking for love

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: ‘I feel like a burden’
Mental health

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: ‘I feel like a burden’

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Time to Talk Day 2024: Why we all need to make time to talk about our mental health
Mental health

Time to Talk Day 2024: Why we all need to make time to talk about our mental health

We’ve had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can’t afford to keep going
Maggie Gordon-Walker

We’ve had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can’t afford to keep going

Blue Monday: The truth behind the so-called ‘most depressing day of the year’
Fact/Fiction

Blue Monday: The truth behind the so-called ‘most depressing day of the year’

The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da
Music

The Coral co-founder Bill Ryder-Jones on beauty, sorrow and psychedelic new album Iechyd Da

The annoyingly simple way to make your New Year’s resolutions stick, explained
Wellbeing

The annoyingly simple way to make your New Year’s resolutions stick, explained

Man left ‘suicidal’ and sacrificing food after being ‘harassed’ by debt collectors
Cost of living crisis

Man left ‘suicidal’ and sacrificing food after being ‘harassed’ by debt collectors

A person is reported missing every 90 seconds in UK – and cost of living crisis is making it worse
Missing persons

A person is reported missing every 90 seconds in UK – and cost of living crisis is making it worse

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel ‘harassed’ and ‘suicidal’
Cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis calls for urgent action on debt collectors as millions feel ‘harassed’ and ‘suicidal’

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community
Community

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community

‘I urinated myself in the opticians’: UK’s public toilet crisis makes disabled people feel like ‘prisoners’
Public toilets

‘I urinated myself in the opticians’: UK’s public toilet crisis makes disabled people feel like ‘prisoners’

The existential agony of being a parent
Sam Delaney

The existential agony of being a parent

‘Fireworks sound like war’: Ex-RAF member with PTSD warns of bonfire night’s impact on veterans
Veterans

‘Fireworks sound like war’: Ex-RAF member with PTSD warns of bonfire night’s impact on veterans

Cost of living: Man says he eats less and feels like a ‘failure’ due to benefits not covering essentials
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Man says he eats less and feels like a ‘failure’ due to benefits not covering essentials

Typist Artist Pirate King review – a warm-hearted, clear-eyed tribute to a neglected artist
Film

Typist Artist Pirate King review – a warm-hearted, clear-eyed tribute to a neglected artist

Millions of Brits considering suicide due to cost of living crisis, report finds
Cost of living crisis

Millions of Brits considering suicide due to cost of living crisis, report finds

Adoptees share the ‘extreme emotional challenge’ of meeting birth parents decades after adoption
Adoption

Adoptees share the ‘extreme emotional challenge’ of meeting birth parents decades after adoption

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‘He begged mummy to take him home’: Autistic man ‘abused’ while being kept in mental hospital for six years
Mental Health Act

‘He begged mummy to take him home’: Autistic man ‘abused’ while being kept in mental hospital for six years

Shadow mental health minister’s resignation sends ‘worrying message’ about Keir Starmer’s Labour
Politics

Shadow mental health minister’s resignation sends ‘worrying message’ about Keir Starmer’s Labour

Young man who died by suicide feared DWP would take disability benefits away
Disability benefits

Young man who died by suicide feared DWP would take disability benefits away

‘The DWP disability benefits system has crushed me’: a domestic abuse survivor speaks out
Disability benefits

‘The DWP disability benefits system has crushed me’: a domestic abuse survivor speaks out