Tagged: Mental Health

Speech: 24 November 2011, Paul Burstow, New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference

Thank you Jeremy [Clarke]. I want to start with some history. Fifty years ago, it seemed that mental health was on the brink of something of a revolution. The idea that you could warehouse people with mental health problems in … Read more → – Speech: 24 November 2011, Paul Burstow, New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference

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Centre for Social Justice mental health report launch

The Centre for Social Justice has launched its report “Completing the revolution – transforming mental health and tackling poverty”, which has looked at a public health approach to improving mental health responses in poor communities. In response, Care Services Minister Paul … Read more → – Centre for Social Justice mental health report launch

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Children and teenagers to benefit from successful adult mental health therapy

The Government is investing £32 million in psychological therapies, including talking therapies, for children and young people with mental health problems, Care Services Minister Paul Burstow will announce today. One in ten children aged 5-16 years has a clinically diagnosable … Read more → – Children and teenagers to benefit from successful adult mental health therapy

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£20 million to knock down mental health stigma

The Government is joining forces with Comic Relief to help tackle mental health stigma, with funding of up to £20 million for Time to Change, the leading stigma and anti-discrimination campaign, run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. This is … Read more → – £20 million to knock down mental health stigma

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More help for our heroes

New free support service launched for veterans, serving personnel and their families UK servicemen and women, veterans and their families will, from today, have access to specialised help from the award-winning online support network – Big White Wall. This is … Read more → – More help for our heroes

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Statistical press notice: Mental Health Community Teams Activity data, 2010-11 and 2011-12 Q1

The following statistics were published today by the Department of Health: Quarterly Mental Health Community Teams Activity data for 2010-11 and 2011-12 Quarter 1. The main findings were: 2010-11 During 2010-11 10,311 new cases of psychosis were served by Early … Read more → – Statistical press notice: Mental Health Community Teams Activity data, 2010-11 and 2011-12 Q1

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