Becky Romero’s family: “Our children deserve better than this”
Family of teenager failed by Bristol’s mental health service demand more funding for the sector.
Watch: Mandem don’t cry. Right?
A Bristol based platform offers a unique space for young men of colour. MANDEM is a Bristol based independent online platform for men of colour, spawned through conversations on the lack of diversity in the media.
OCD: fighting a battle inside my head
Nearly 70 overdoses and a stomach full of charcoal: one young woman shares her 18-month experience of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
We need a public good when times are bad
Communities and public services are suffering, the political landscape is in tumult and you can’t go five minutes without hearing somebody shout ‘fake news’.
Jury finds a series of failings at Bristol prison caused the death of father-to-be
Callum Smith repeatedly self-harmed and threatened to kill himself but was not put on a suicide prevention plan. A report by law firm Irwin Mitchell.
Shining a light on Bristol’s lonely
How local groups are bringing people out of this ‘silent epidemic’.
Death at HMP Bristol: Family seeks answers at inquest
The family of a father-to-be found dead in his cell at HMP Bristol is hoping for answers at an inquest into his death. A statement...
“You are definitely not alone”: Using art to tackle the teenage mental health taboo
Teenagers and youth charities have collaborated with the Cable on this series of illustrations on mental health
Perinatal mental health in Bristol
Are we failing to protect the mental health of pregnant women and new mums?
Suffering in silence: mental health in Black communities
Why do we have a culture of silence around mental health, and how do we end it?
Is the Bristol mental health sector healthy?
Mental wellbeing is finally getting recognised as being as important as physical health. Squeezed budgets mean progress isn’t easy, but there are positive steps being taken in Bristol.
“Are you sexually confused?”: Prejudice in mental health services
"You're sexually confused": Historically, LGBT+ people have been treated appallingly by mental health professionals and institutions, and the situation is still problematic today, says Luke Carter.