Mental health pressures on Olympic competitors

Liberal Democrats have been strongly campaigning on mental health for several years now. Here is the party’s response to Simone Biles’ acknowledgement of the pressures she has been under. She has won a total of 30 Olympic and World Championship medals in gymnastics and the expectations placed on her are exceptional. And if you are […]

Reflections on World Mental Health Day

Back in 2007, when Nick Clegg made mental health the focus of his first major speech as Lib Dem Leader, it was pretty groundbreaking. And we walked the walk as well as talked the talk. Arguably the most successful part of our time in coalition was Norman Lamb’s work as mental health minister. Not only […]

29 June 2020 – today’s press releases

Govt must make mental health support available to health and care workers New Trade and Agriculture Commission must be a “watchdog with teeth” – Farron Govt must stop spending money on measures that don’t prevent crime Govt must make more help available for people and businesses in Leicester Govt must make mental health support available […]

18 May 2020 – today’s press releases

Lib Dems launch calls for more mental health support for health and care staff Lib Dems lead cross party push to keep pubs in business People deserve an upfront answer from Powys MPs Govt must increase testing capacity to maintain credibility Lib Dems launch calls for more mental health support for health and care staff […]