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Mental health Awareness Week

May sees the arrival of Mental Health Week. This makes it a good time to ask whether current mental health support for people with disabilities is proving effective. The theme of this year’s campaign, Surviving or Thriving, hints at the situation many find themselves in. So what more can be done to improve the mental...
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Blind Drunk!

Disability discrimination at the door People with disabilities have social lives, enjoying mainstream pubs, bars, clubs and gigs with friends. Whilst legislation has made more venues more accessible physically, some of the invisible barriers to entry still remain. We hear far too many stories of people with visual impairment being refused entry at the door;...