Should we be treating the cause of mental illness rather than the symptoms?
A cow parsley tattoo, hibernating ladybirds, and a lurcher called Annie.
How do you rebuild after traumatic events? Bridget Kendall and her guests discuss.
The 1960s saw anti-psychiatrists including RD Laing question the notion of insanity.
Afua Hirsch speaks to barristers who say they're in the grip of a mental health crisis.
Marverine Cole explores why some black women are more prone to anxiety and depression.
Why is the age range 16-25 such a crucial time for mental health?
Colin Murray Parkes illuminates the importance of secure attachments for human happiness.
The Care in the Community concept dominated the 1980s.
Aleks Krotoski explores how effective the digital world is as a confidante.
Jim Al-Khalili interviews Prof David Nutt about research into drugs and the brain.
How a diagnosis of depression could be broken down into lots of different conditions
Caz Graham visits a Cumbrian farm dedicated to improving mental health and well-being
Clare Balding meets Stuart and his dog Poppy, walking round England for charity.
Food and Mood: how eating affects your mental health
Susie Orbach meets school secretary Harriet, who is struggling since failed IVF.
Psychotherapist Susie Orbach meets Helen, a high-achieving corporate lawyer.
Sally Herships explores how trauma that we haven't experienced directly can shape us.
How personal insecurity is used to drive exceptional performance in elite City workplaces.
A four-part history of us - our borders, our peoples and the stories we tell ourselves.
John Connell talks about his powerful memoir of life on an Irish farm
Susie Orbach has her first meeting with Jo, a new patient and an out-of-work actress.
Psychotherapist Susie Orbach meets John, a retired railway trade unionist.
Julia Bradbury talks to Laura Rutherford, a volunteer with the Samaritans.
Julia Bradbury discusses the challenges of emergency medicine with Dr Martin McKechnie.
Julia Bradbury explores the challenges of working in a mental health inpatient unit.
Some ancestors spent their lives in confinement: Sally finds out why...
Clinical psychologist Daniel Freeman explores cases of delusion.
Susie Orbach meets Louise and Richard, who are expecting their first child in a few days.
Ernie Rea and guests explore religious perspectives on mental health.