Most people will have given up their New Year resolution by now. Maybe yours was to get fit, get involved or give back. Well, March is a perfect time to make good on those plans that seemed so possible back in January.
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In the week following the announcement of a new quality standard aimed at improving care for people experiencing anxiety disorders*, two leading charities have released figures indicating a sharp increase in the numbers of young people needing help.
Anxiety UK, which supports people living with anxiety, and YouthNet, the national online charity for 16 to 25 year olds, have both seen increased demand for their online services supporting young people during January 2014, as compared to the same time last year. Read More »
A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has found that more people are out of work with mental health problems than any other country in the developed world. High stress and a long-hours work culture have led to high numbers of people seeking disability benefits due to mental health difficulties – currently at 40 per cent. It is estimated that this costs the UK economy £70 billion a year. Read More »