New figures reveal half of CCGs plan to reduce proportion of their budgets spent on mental health
Cash-strapped Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in England said they will reduce the proportion of their budgets spent on offering mental health support in 2017/18, despite previous commitments from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt that spending would increase.
In the 1960s the average onset age for depression was 45. Today it is 14. And the diagnostic criteria is going up, not down
By: Natasha Devon @http://ww.twitter.com/natashadevonmbe Labour’s Minister for Mental Health Luciana Berger Rex Features Statistically, mental illness has consistently affected 1 in 4 people every year for as long as I can remember (I first learned that fact in year 11 at school, which was almost twenty years ago). It would be easy, then, to believe that […]