‘Black Wednesday’: Why everyone's talking about mental health at the fringe
Mental Health is a hot topic at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe – both on and off stage. Rhiannon J Davies spoke to performers and professionals about its impact
It’s that time of year again; when Edinburgh streets throng with excited visitors, while locals flee the city centre, waiting it out until September when it’s safe to return.
Holyrood confronts damage done to mental health by Universal Credit
The Scottish Parliament will consider a recent report from the Scottish Association for Mental Health, which warns that the infamous welfare reform has caused hardship and emotional distress to those with mental health problems
Sonny Hallett: Why the crisis in autistic mental health should matter to all of us
In the final contribution to CommonSpace’s week of special coverage on the mental health crisis, Sonny Hallett, chair of AMASE (Autistic Mutual Aid Society Edinburgh) and co-author of a recent report on autism and mental health services, explains why things need to change so services “account for difference and diversity”