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Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day will be on Thursday 4th February 2016.

Join us and let’s get the nation talking about mental health to help end the misconceptions around it.

Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people every year, yet too often people are afraid to talk about their experiences because they fear it will affect their jobs or relationships. That’s not right and it’s why we need your help to break the silence and end the stigma.

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Hundreds take to the streets of Norwich for mental health cuts protest

Demonstrators at the March for Mental Health demonstration in Norwich. Credit: Nick O’Brien.

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Norwich today to protest against cuts to mental health services.

The march was organised by Norfolk and Suffolk Mental Health Crisis, a campaign group set up by front-line health staff and people who rely on the support of the NHS.

Prime Minister pledges a revolution in mental health treatment

The Prime Minister will announce almost a billion pounds of investment to enhance mental health services across the country.

Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street, The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, The Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Department of Health and NHS EnglandFirst published:Part of:Mental health service reform

  • £290 million to provide specialist care to mums before and after having their babies
  • first ever waiting time targets to be introduced for teenagers with eating disorders and people experiencing psychosis
  • nearly £250 million for mental health services in hospital emergency departments
  • over £400 million to enable 24/7 treatment in communities as safe and effective alternative to hospital
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