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Not every ‘illness’ has ‘visible’ symptoms

The PM has announced almost £1bn of investment to enhance mental health services across the country.

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