Turned away: “I don’t know where that magic middle ground is”
Students say support is lacking for severe mental health needs, as Zoe found out.
Bristol Uni needs to do more on mental health, students say
Despite investment in services this year, students are increasingly concerned about mental health.
Why are young people turning to prescription drugs?
The Cable speaks to John McGuirk, team leader and therapist at Off the Record, a mental health charity supporting 11-25 year olds.
Celebrating the city
Meet some of the community groups finding creative solutions to food poverty, mental health and assumptions around gender identity.
Previously unseen interview with murdered asylum seeker Kamil Ahmad
In this short film, Kamil Ahmad speaks of his experiences as an asylum seeker in the UK four years before he was murdered.
“Parks aren’t there for making money”
Bristol City Council approves recommendations for savings from its parks and green spaces, allowing ‘low impact’ advertising and charging professional dog walkers. Photo: Nina Rehman
Alcoholics in Bristol are trialing MDMA therapy
The UK’s first ever clinical study using MDMA has started in Bristol, in a landmark moment for the use of psychedelic drugs in psychotherapy.
Revealed: NHS staff in Bristol are being worked until they’re sick with stress
In the 70th year of the NHS, an investigation by the Cable reveals that those who care for the nation are in need of serious attention.
Bristol: Highest number of mental health patient preventable deaths
Highly vulnerable patients have died after NHS failings. Why?
Mental health: weighing up the options
As social factors play a role in mental illhealth, why is it so often treated with medication alone?
Transforming mental health provision in schools?
Therapists and educators criticise the government’s proposed changes to how mental health services are delivered.
Do you want advertising in your parks?
Anti-advertising campaigners warn that introducing advertising into Bristol’s green spaces could detract from the wellbeing they provide.