Friday, 19 May 2017

Meeting the needs of deaf people who have mental health problems

Meeting the needs of deaf people who have mental health problems As many as two in three deaf people in the UK struggle with mental health problems, but most find it too difficult to access psychological therapy.

Produced for the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the charity SignHealth, Guidance for commissioners of primary care mental health services for deaf people calls for improvement to deaf people’s access to mental health services and offers practical steps to be taken by commissioners. The British Psychological Society

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