News & Events in February 2015

Duchess of Cambridge supports childrens' mental health

21 February, 2015

The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded an important message about childrens' mental health and the need to reduce the stigma, so that more young people seek and receive the right professional help.
She is a patron of Place2Be, who are one the the organisations in our Partnership for Schools Wellbeing and Mental Health.

New 'Zero Suicide' Strategy

7 February, 2015

Deputy Prime Minisister, Nick Clegg, has set an ambition for all NHS services to eliminate suicide. He was speaking at a  Mental Health Conference held at the King's Fund.
He said that "suicide is one of the biggest killers of men under the age of 50 and, if this was a physical health problem, there would be national outcry."
He insisted that his goal of "drastically reducing suicides is achievable".