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MP Survey and Infographic


MPs agree the next Government should prioritise employment support for people living with depression;


  • More than seven in ten MPs (72%) believe that offering support to those with depression to get back into work is an important area for the next Government
  • MPs believe that the Government should provide support to businesses to promote prevention and early intervention in depression in the workplace (72%)
  • 60% of MPs agree that mental health problems such as depression are a national policy issue in the UK (second only to cancer, 76%)
  • Cost-effective mental health services should have the same mandatory funding as physical health services (76%)
  • Only 8% completely agree that the NHS is sufficiently prepared to manage depression efficiently
MP survey

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