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I found out my mum had schizophrenia when I was 14. Here’s what I wish I’d known | Elfy Scott
The stigma surrounding complex mental health is such that Elfy Scott completed a psychology degree to learn more – but even that fell short

Elfy Scott

26, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘This feels more like spin-the-bottle than science’: my mission to find a proper diagnosis – and treatment – for my son’s psychosis
Tanya Frank’s son Zach has lived with mental illness since he was a teenager. But after years journeying through the traditional healthcare system, could radical alternatives save him from an endless cycle of hospital stays and drugs?

Tanya Frank

25, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Failure to check on Laura Winham a sign of ‘systemic’ problems, court told
Social workers did not carry out adequate checks on woman later found dead after three years, coroner hears

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

30, Jan, 2023 @5:17 PM

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Family of woman found ‘mummified’ say privacy laws kept them in the dark
Laura Winham lay dead in her flat for three years before her brother discovered her body

Jane Clinton

27, Jan, 2023 @10:40 PM

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Vulnerable woman lay dead in Surrey flat for more than three years
Laura Winham, 38, had severe mental illnesses and was ‘abandoned’ by NHS and social services, family allege

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

27, Jan, 2023 @7:05 PM

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Family of schizophrenic man who killed parents say it was preventable
Gloucestershire hospital staff did not notice William Warrington had absconded for two hours nor tell police he was dangerous

Steven Morris

15, Nov, 2022 @4:45 PM

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Human neurons transplanted into rats to help study brain disorders
Groundbreaking research could throw light on how cells from patients with neuropsychiatric disorders malfunction

Ian Sample Science editor

12, Oct, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Jonathan had schizophrenia and died at 24. Now Tom Conroy is playing him on stage
The actor is wowing audiences as Jonathan Blain, the son at the heart of Anne Deveson’s bestselling memoir Tell Me I’m Here. He talks about preparing for such a difficult role

Kelly Burke

08, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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The drugs don’t work (and other mental health myths)
Our attitudes to mental health are changing but much of the stigma that surrounds conditions such as schizophrenia remains – along with some enduring and often damaging untruths

David Robson

07, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Hopes raised for once-a-week pills for range of conditions
Exclusive: Technology developed for new type of contraceptive pill could be applied to other medicines

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

11, Mar, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Video of woman chained to wall in shack causes outcry in China
Debate over treatment of people with mental illness revived as authorities launch investigation

Chris Horton in Taipei

01, Feb, 2022 @8:01 AM

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All hail Cat Jesus! The fantastic feline artist behind Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest biopic
Louis Wain’s endearing drawings of lovable cats made him a star of the Victorian era – but his work morphed into intense, delirious visions as his mental health fell apart

Jonathan Jones

30, Nov, 2021 @1:06 PM

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