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Theresa May appoints first ever minister for suicide prevention (Another giant stride in the care of mental health)

Theresa May has appointed the first ever minister for suicide prevention as part of a £1.8 million push to reduce the number of people taking their own lives. In what is thought to be a world first, Ms May announced that the health minister, Jackie Doyle-Price, will lead efforts to end the stigma that prevents people from seeking help for their mental health.

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Speaking at a reception to mark World Mental Health Day, Ms May was due to say: “When I first became prime minister, I stood on the steps of Downing Street and pledged to fight the burning injustices in our society.

“There are few greater examples than the injustices facing those with mental health conditions. But together we can change that.

(https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/suicide-minister-uk-government-theresa-may-jackie-doyle-price-mental-health-a8576471.html)

 

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4 replies on “Theresa May appoints first ever minister for suicide prevention (Another giant stride in the care of mental health)”

it’s one of the right ways of fighting mental health issues. That’s how a good government is suppose to act in protecting her citizens by being proactive.

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