Millions of pounds are to be ploughed into services aimed at tackling mental health problems, the Prime Minister, David Cameron has said.
New mothers and teenagers with eating disorders would be among those to benefit from £1bn extra cash that was allocated in the Autumn Statement, he said in a speech at the charity Family Action in north London on 11 January 2016.
Calling for a “more mature” conversation about mental health, Cameron said that more psychiatric support will also be made available in hospital A&E departments and for community services.
The specific measures, which will apply in England only, include:
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