Corbyn, Smith, And The Mental Health Crisis

The problem seems to come from a lack of funding, and the money that is placed into mental health care is almost exclusively in treatment, and not prevention or research. According to a report by The Mental Health Foundation (MHF, Fundamental Facts About Mental Health, 2015), only 5.5% of UK health research spending goes to mental health study. With one in four adults suffer with mental health issues, there is an obvious imbalance.

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