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‘We need a revolution in mental health’

We can't treat mental health like a physical illness until frontline services vastly improve

By Marjorie Wallace  

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg takes part in a therapy session during a visit to Clock View Hospital in Walton, Liverpool. © Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Mental health is finally at the top of the political agenda. The Liberal Democrats yesterday launched a “manifesto for the mind” which included a pledge for a £3.5bn investment, and there is cross party consensus on the need to improve…

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