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This week we share an infographic titled “Spotlight on London’s mental health needs”.
At Rehab 4 Alcoholism, we are known for writing content about alcohol rehab in London.
However, many people suffering from alcohol addiction also suffer from co-occurring mental health issues.
In fact, we strongly believe that alcoholism is often a symptom of underlying mental health problems.
For many years, society hasn’t really taken mental health seriously. We do, however, feel times are changing for the better, and a number of high profile individuals are now pushing for legislative changes that will improve the legal protection that’s afforded to people with mental health issues.
Nevertheless, this infographic does point out that not enough is being done to address mental health problems in London. Unaddressed mental health problems cost London’s (and the UK’s) economy billions of pounds in lost productivity. Thus, it does not make financial sense to continue to ignore these issues.
Some of the highlights of this infographic include:
Without further ado, here’s the infographic:
The scale and impact of alcohol addiction and dependence on individuals and society as a whole should not be underestimated. There are currently 586,780 dependent drinkers in the UK, with …