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Political support for mental health plan

Responsible for around 23 per cent of disease here

The Strategic Plan for Mental Health and Wellbeing on the Island will change cultural attitudes from cradle to grave.

That's the belief of Director of Mental Health on the Island, Angela Murray.

One in four of us will suffer a mental health issue of some kind during our life - with mental health issues responsible for almost 23 per cent of disease in the population.

Whilst admitting there's a long road ahead, Mrs Murray says the plan sets out a stepped care model for treatment.

She says there is the political support is in place:

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