WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY – 10 OCTOBER, 2015

Some fundamental facts: Poor mental health is one of the main causes of the burden of disease worldwide.  In the UK, mental health problems are responsible for 28% of disease compared to 16% for cancer and heart disease, (Global Disease Study, 2013). 1 in 4 (25%) of people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year, (Information Centre for Health and Social Care, 2007). Mental health research receives only 5% [...]