Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
Wanting to care about mental illness is not the same as caring.
After years of campaigning for mental health concerns, the Lib Dem leader will announce some bold new reforms that will particularly benefit young people.
We have to go beyond the well-meaning commitment to “combat stigma” and be willing to share our time – that extra twenty years we currently have to ourselves – even when we are unable to measure what this will mean.
Or, how I ended up plucking the seeds off a strawberry at six in the morning.
Strangulation of funds has seen the NHS Mental Health Trusts lose £253m, 2.3 per cent of their funding.
One in 10 people in Iceland are on antidepressants, and prescription rates across the OECD have dramatically increased.
While an under-performing school holds ample opportunities for teachers to turn lives around, inpatient psychiatric units are where lives get put on hold.