Posted on 10, February, 2012
Together welcomes the House of Lords vote to amend the Health and Social Care bill to give mental and physical health equal prominence within the NHS and hopes it is adopted by the Government when the final details of the Bill are agreed. This groundbreaking move, which echoes the philosophy underpinning the Coalition’s 2011 mental […]
Chief inspector of prisons’ visit to Styal prison finds too many women with mental health issues still serving short-term sentences: Together’s response.
Posted on 20, January, 2012
Together supports Chief Inspector of Prisons, Nick Hardwick’s disappointment that too many women with mental health issues continue to serve short-term prison sentences, as expressed in a recent report1 he published following a visit to Styal prison in July of last year. In the report following his inspection of Styal women’s prison in Cheshire the […]
Posted on 08, November, 2011
Posted on 27, September, 2011
This week, mental health charity Together launches a new exhibition that explores the positive impact of horticulture on mental wellbeing at its Our Space gallery in London, featuring artwork from mental health service-users, prisoners, young offenders and ex-offenders.
Posted on 01, September, 2010
Photography, paintings, installations and sculpture by 29 different artists will focus on the creative narration of facts, or true accounts of life events and experience in the Non-Fiction exhibition at Together Our Space from 24th September to 26th november 2010.
Posted on 19, August, 2010
According to the results of an online YouGov poll, released today by Together, six out of ten (64%) of people in Great Britain believe that people with mental health issues, (who pose no threat to the public, but have committed a crime for which they could receive a short-term prison sentence of less than 12 months) should be punished outside of prison whilst at the same time receiving help with their mental health problems.
Posted on 08, July, 2010
Wide Open, a brand new exhibition of outsider art, is on show at the Together Our Space Gallery, 12 Old Street, London, from 8th July until 27th August.
Posted on 20, May, 2010
BLANK SPACE/(Y)OUR SPACE, a new multi-disciplinary exhibition featuring 16 emerging artists goes in on show at our Together Our Space gallery from Thursday 20th May until Friday 2nd July.
Posted on 11, March, 2010
The myth of ‘them and us’ still exists between those who have suffered from mental health problems and those who have not.
Posted on 07, December, 2009
For the first time, the whole of government has today committed to promote whole-population mental wellbeing, and to make life better for people with mental health problems. The Future Vision Coalition, of which Together is a part, welcomes this move.