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According to the Mental Health Foundation, "One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year." They go on to say that mental health problems in the UK account for 28% of the 'burden of disease' compared to 16% each for cancer and heart disease. So between now and Mental Health Awareness Week, 8-14 May, we will be drawing attention to aspects of mental health as our small contribution to raising its profile. Like cancer before it, mental health needs to lose its taboo status.
For more information on Mental health Awareness Week, click here.

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