Mental health in an age of austerity

  title={Mental health in an age of austerity},
  author={M. Knapp},
  journal={Evidence Based Mental Health},
  pages={54 - 55}
  • M. Knapp
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Evidence Based Mental Health
  • Given the current economic climate, it might well be assumed that it is a poor time to advocate greater expenditure on people with mental health needs. With the push to reduce government spending, a strong light is being directed to every corner where cuts might be made and mental health services are not likely to prove exempt. But might there be a case for quite the opposite course. Research shows that some expenditure on selected interventions may actually reduce public spending in the short… CONTINUE READING
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