STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

The Government is lying when they say mental health services are getting better – it’s time we did something about it

Mental health is as much a priority in Westminster as reducing the happy hour in the Commons bar.

Pre-election Theresa May was so confident as she pledged to prioritise mental health as part of her election promises. So sure was she that the Tories would do everything they could to revolutionise the mental health strategy and put the people first.

And, although a lot can change in politics, one thing has remained consistent throughout the years – mental health is as much a priority in Westminster as reducing happy hour in the Commons bar.

Year after year we are told by the experts that we are at breaking point. That the services are beyond the salami slicing process and are hitting bone.

And year after year they plea to those in charge to act on their words, to take reasonable action and to see the mental health epidemic for what it is. We sit and watch and wait as the Government do nothing at all.

Click on the link to read more

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/mental-health-nhs-service-cuts-counselling-suicide-theresa-may-getting-worse-a7830616.html

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