الاثنين، 9 يناير 2017
Theresa May promises mental health care overhaul
Image copyright Reuters Theresa May is pledging to help schools and companies in England deal with the “hidden injustice” of mental illness.
In a speech, the prime minister will announce extra training for teachers, more online self-checking for those with concerns and a review of services for children and teenagers.
She will promise to “transform” attitudes to mental health problems.
Mrs May"s speech comes as she outlines her plans to use the state to create a “shared society”.
Young women "highest mental health risk" One in four adults "has mental illness" Politics and jobs "swell youth anxiety" The government says one in four people has a mental disorder at any time, with an annual cost of £105bn, and that young people are affected disproportionately.
During her speech, Mrs May will announce several measures:
Every secondary school to be offered mental health first aid training Trials on strengthening links between schools and NHS specialist sta..