Monthly Archives: November 2015
Welcomed in Lancashire.
The Chancellor’s announcement that more money is to be pumped into mental health services has been welcomed in Lancashire.
Alan Frew, founder and managing director of Preston-headquartered home care specialist, Community Life Choices, said: “Mental health care is one of the biggest unmet needs of our time and it’s promising to see the chancellor pledge a further £600m in funding.
I spoke to a psychiatrist recently about depression in young people.
“Young women tend to cry for help,” he told me. “Young men are more likely to suddenly kill themselves”.
It was a generalisation, yes, but also a point well made. Recent figures suggest the number of young men who kill themselves continues to rise.