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Prime Minister pledges a revolution in mental health treatment

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Today the Prime Minister spoke about the importance of mental health, saying he believed we can “begin a much-needed revolution for mental health treatment in Britain”.

You can read the full announcement at the Department of Health website.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said:

Giving people the right mental health support is one of the most important ways to make sure everyone has the best start in life. We are boosting the mental health support available for young people with £1.4bn over the next five years, putting more mental health professionals in emergency departments and helping new and expectant mums and their babies to be happy and healthy.

Minister for Mental Health Alistair Burt provided more detail:

He also recorded this video message:

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