Tag Archives: Campaigning

Scary people need #TimeToTalk too

Time to Talk day is here – a laudable attempt by umbrella campaigning organisation Time to Change to get as many people as possible talking about mental health. A quick scan of the Twitter hashtag shows that charities big and small, … Continue reading

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Rethinking the #UnfairWCA

When Rethink Mental Illness asked activists with experience of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) to talk to MPs, I jumped at the chance. I feel incredibly strongly about the inadequacies of the WCA and the Atos staff who administer it, … Continue reading

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