Tag: government funding

Private Companies Win 70% of Clinical Contracts in England

From The Independent: Non-NHS private firms won almost 70 percent of tendered contracts in England last year, undermining repeated government claims that private companies play a small...

Quebec Launching a Publicly Funded Psychotherapy Program

From CBC News: The Quebec government has announced that it will be making a recurring investment of $35 million into the province's first publicly funded...

“Stigma Over Mental Illness Holds Back Funding”

Australian trade minister, Andrew Robb, spoke about inadequate government funding for mental health at a summit of mental health experts on Monday. Canberra related his own personal experience of struggling to seek treatment for depression and counseled that “stigma has been such a massive deterrent” both for individuals in need of help and for government funding of mental health programs.