Mental Health research investment woefully low

With more than one-in-four of us affected by mental health illnesses ranging from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder the charity MQ is launching a drive to increase investment in this vital area.

Of the £115m spent on mental health research in Britain every year, 85 per cent is funded by three bodies:  the Wellcome Trust, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Medical Research Council (MRC).  The charity Cancer Research alone contributes £386 million into finding cures for cancer. That difference is la…
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