The Priory clinic sold to US mental healthcare chain for £1.5bn

"We believe there will be a long-term increase in the need for independent sector support for inpatient behavioural health."

The Priory clinic sold to US mental healthcare chain for £1.5bn

Private equity firm sells The Priory Group, the addiction clinics known for treating celebrity patients, to US healthcare provider Acadia The Priory Hospital, best-known for its celebrity patients, is now being sold to a US healthcare firm after four years with private equity firm Advent Photo: ALAMY   By Kate Palmer   Monday 4 Th January 2016 […]

Pursuit of unhappiness: Most people with ‘depression’ are just a bit blue, claims expert

Most people with ‘depression’ are not medically ill and are actually just unhappy, according to a Manchester mental health boss.

Mancunians Google the search term ‘depression’ every two minutes, however a number of mental health professionals MM spoke to claimed this doesn’t necessarily mean they are depressed.

The findings, released by leading mental health rehabilation service The Priory Group, show that people in the city are searching for information on the topic more than 26,000 times a month.

But mental health experts in Manchester warn of the dangers of confusing unhappiness with depression, revealing that that 9