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Mental illness treatment needs massive investment. The case is overwhelming

Richard Layard: Giving mental health sufferers greater access to therapies such as CBT is not only the right thing to do – it would save the NHS huge sums

Source: www.theguardian.com

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When blind people lose a loved one

The loss of a loved one is tough, but blindness presents particular challenges when coping with a death in the family. Dave Williams, who works for a software company in Worcester, is blind and shares his recent experiences of bereavement on this week’s In Touch.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

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Family-abuse children ‘unprotected’

“Alarming gaps” in knowledge about abuse within families mean “substantial numbers” of children are not adequately protected, England’s deputy children’s commissioner Sue Berelowitz has said.

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The study, carried out for the Office of the Children’s Commissioner by researchers at Middlesex University, found "glaring omissions" in what was known about abuse in family environments.

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Austerity or opportunity? How mental health services can thrive

Mental health services in the UK seem to be coloured by a poverty of thinking, creativity and action, says Mike Smith Continue reading

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