Mental health services in primary care.

  title={Mental health services in primary care.},
  author={David Skuse},
  journal={The Nurse practitioner},
  volume={11 11},
          8, 10
In the UK, only 13% of people with long-term mental health problems are in employment, compared with 35% generally of people with a disability (Royal College of General Practitioners, 2005). Nearly 2.6 million individuals receive incapacity benefit and/or severe disability allowance and, of these, close to 1 million are claiming incapacity benefit due to mental ill health. The management of this enormous number of people – providing support to them and helping them get back into employment – is… CONTINUE READING

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