Swan is proud to be a signatory on a letter endorsing a powerful UN report into the failings of mental health services.

The UN Open Letter makes a powerful statement regarding the devastation that power asymmetries and the dominance of a biomedical model have had upon mental health provision in the UK. We encourage you to circulate this letter, as well as the UN report. 

  • Mental Health Charter: submission on inpatient adult psychiatric care

SWAN supporters will already be familiar with the SWAN endorsed Mental Health Charter which was launched in 2014. The Charter critiques the crisis in mental health services in the context of austerity and calls for an end to the cuts while proposing radical alternatives. Recently the Mental Health Charter responded to the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Independent Commission into the state of Inpatient Adult Psychiatric Care as part of its call for evidence.

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