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Recession pressures 'will increase mental health demand'
Recession pressures ‘will increase mental health demand’

Debt, homelessness and unemployment will increase demand for mental health services, according to Liberal Democrat health spokesman Norman Lamb. Lamb was commenting on a bulletin from the NHS Information Centre which showed increasing numbers of people seeking help from mental health services in 2006-07. “Ministers must end the neglect of mental health services,” Mr Lamb… Read more »

Prisoners better protected than mentally ill
Prisoners better protected than mentally ill

Patients in psychiatric hospitals need to be given the same ‘right to life’ as prisoners, civil liberties group Liberty said today. Liberty have intervened in a Law Lords appeal and called for patients to receive better protection after paranoid schizophrenia sufferer Carol Savage committed suicide after escaping from hospital. Carol Savage’s daughter, Anne, was critical… Read more »