It’s time to put an end to the cliff edge: meeting the mental health needs of young people

MENTAL HEALTH BLOG WEEK.Young people need care services that carry on consistently through the transitions between childhood and adulthood. Kadra Abdinasir, Strategic Lead at the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC), makes the case, and welcomes recent Government initiatives in this direction

Money on your mind – the links between debt and mental health

MENTAL HEALTH BLOG WEEK. StepChange Debt Charity provides free debt advice online and over the telephone. Grace Brownfield works in the policy team, campaigning for changes to regulation, law and practice, to reduce the risk of problem debt and the harm it causes. Here she looks at the link between debt and mental health, especially… Read more »

Generational inequity in the USA: state and local government

Brooklyn resident Larry Littlefield writes a blog called “Saying the Unsaid in New York: Public Policy in New York City and State”. As a 57-year-old married father of two, intergenerational inequity is a particular concern: here he describes the extent to which the Millennials’ future has been sold out by spending policies at the state… Read more »