1 in 4 people in the UK have mental health difficulty, according to the Centre for Mental Health.

Andy Bell is the Deputy Chief Executive at the Centre for Mental Health. He has been with the Centre for Mental Health since 2002 and became Deputy Chief Executive in 2009. Andy was the driving force behind the Commission for Equality in Mental Health, funded by the Elliott Simmons Charitable Trust, established to investigate inequalities in mental health.

In this video, Bell highlights some of the social, economic and physical health inequalities driving poor mental health. He addresses numerous risk factors contributing to this and the struggles many face when accessing mental health services. Concluding the video, recommendations are shared regarding the reform of national policies ranging from education to justice to improve the national mental health landscape.

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Every 1 in 4 people in the UK have mental health difficulty. In this video, the Centre for Mental Health discuss inequalities that increase risk of poor mental and how these inequalities prevent people from accessing services to get the help they need.

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