In the balance: austerity and its toll on mental health services
Nick Evans Health writer
Mental healthcare may be a government priority, but social and economic factors are putting services under increasing strain
Since the financial crash more than ten years ago, living standards have been squeezed, financial insecurity has risen, and the government has overseen an austerity drive that has led to cuts in benefits and public services.
Mental Health Practice. 22, 3, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/mhp.22.3.8.s7
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