World to help battle against mental illness

A new international alliance will also campaign for the issue to be recognised in the same way as physical illness.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that mental ill health was “fast becoming one of the defining global health challenges of the 21st century”.

But Mr Hunt warned that until recently it had not had the profile it deserved.

He said: “Together we will bring about a new level of co-operation between nations, improve people’s access to evidence-based services, and bear down on stigma and other factors that are exacerbating t…
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