More patients are being admitted to hospital in England for drug-related mental health issues or poisoning than at any time in the past 10 years.
There has been a steep rise in the number of complaints made about NHS mental health services, figures suggest.
Formal complaints about mental health services in England jumped from 9,180 in 2010/11 to 14,103 in 2015/16, according to an analysis of NHS Digital data conducted by Labour’s Luciana Berger. This represents a 54% rise in complaints in just five years. Ms Berger, who is the president of Labour’s Campaign for Mental Health, […]
One in three adults (37 per cent) aged 16-74, with conditions such as anxiety or depression, surveyed in England, were accessing mental health treatment in 2014.
One in three adults (37 per cent) aged 16-74, with conditions such as anxiety or depression, surveyed in England, were accessing mental health treatment in 2014. The results of the Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing4, published today by NHS Digital, show that this figure has increased from one in four people (24 per […]
Earlier this week, data from NHS Digital revealed that young women are the highest risk group in England for mental health problems.
A campaign that aims to tackle the stigma around mental health has been given £20m in funding from the Department of Health, Comic Relief and the Big Lottery Fund. The Time To Change initiative, run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, works with schools, employers and local communities to reduce discrimination and raise […]