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9.9% of health budget on mental health

Figure ahead of UK and global average

Nearly 10% of the Island's health budget goes to mental health services.

The figure, 9.9%, is 0.4% higher than the UK - and ahead of the global average of just 2%.

The Minister for Health and Social Care David Ashford says we're ahead of neighbouring jurisdictions.

But there's still a way to go to address it as equal to physical health:

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