Councillor Adam Ogilvie wrote this piece over on the Better Lives for People in Leeds blog:
“One in four people will suffer a mental health problem at some point in their life” – something that caught my eye on Twitter the other day.
Having recently visited the Leeds mental health charity Touchstone, and with visits to some of our Adult Social Care mental health providers, the item particularly resonated.
It also resonated as my sister suffered from schizophrenia until she died in 2006. Ever since that point I have always felt I should be doing my part to raise awareness of mental health and be an advocate for improvements to services for people who experience mental health problems and their families and carers.
Read the full article here.