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This week a major new report from Disability Rights UK has highlighted the weaknesses of the government’s major employment programmes in supporting disabled people to get and keep paid work.
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Yesterday two retail giants were shamed and forced into taking products off their shelves by the power of people.
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Increasing numbers of peer support workers are now being employed in mental health services.
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Community budgets that pool funding for services could dramatically improve mental health provision. This ‘whole place’ approach should be backed in the Spending review.
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Originally posted in the HSJ blog Leadership in Mental Health, 6 February, 2013

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The recent Schizophrenia Commission report, The Abandoned Illness, has shone a strong light on the way we as a society respond to people with psychosis.
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Last Thursday, Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary Rt. Hon Sadiq Khan MP delivered a speech on mental health in the criminal justice system at our event.
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Gene Johnson, CEO and President of Recovery Innovations in Arizona, discusses the role of peer worker and the success of the projects he's led.
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Poor mental health is widely recognised as both a cause and a consequence of homelessness.
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Long-term physical illnesses affect 30% of the population of England, or some 15 million people. Mental health conditions affect about 10 million of us.
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Having somewhere safe and secure to live is one of the basic requirements of human life.
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Earlier in July, the journal Nature published a worldwide “call for urgent action” in research into mental health.