Sunday Times: ‘Mental health failings cost £3bn’

Recent research shows how a lack of investment in mental health provision costs society billions on top of the imeasurable human consequences for sufferers and their families. According to a report in today’s Sunday Times researchers a found that “Allowing patients to reach crisis point ends up piling pressure on the health service, the police and other public services, drives up the benefits bill and causes untold misery to the sufferers.” The Sunday Times report can be found here: Mental health failings cost £3bn | The Sunday Times