New website, new look, new book, New European, new and old battles to fight

OK, I’ve listened. I’ve listened to people like the wonderfully named James Ski, who stood up at a mental health event I was speaking at, and said ‘I’m a big fan, but your website’s shit.’ His considered advice was that it was old-fashioned and hard to use...

My film on the Mail – and why it is good for the soul to rip it up

I know, I know, I am almost sixty years old, a grown man even  ... and yes, if my Mum was still alive, she'd say 'tut, tut, Alastair, why are you bothering to make a film about that silly man from the Daily Mail that most people have never heard of, and none but his...

@campbellclaret @Channel4 Thank you, Alastair. @NottsHealthcare staff and patients are incredibly brave and honest throughout this four-part series. #LosingIt

Really important programme on @Channel4 right now. Heartbreaking stories of mental health crisis in Nottingham. Staff and parents at the sharp end. So hard to watch 11 year old Briena in suicidal panic. Parents brilliant. C4 team handling issues well #losingit

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