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Published: 31/03/2016

Scotland needs more investment in psychotherapy

The UK Council for Psychotherapy notes the analysis by the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) which suggests that depression costs the Scottish Economy 643,000 working days a year, equivalent to £54.6million of lost productivity.
 
Increasing access to talking therapies is imperative both for the wellbeing of the Scottish people and for boosting the Scottish economy. We call on all political parties to commit to appropriate psychological investment.
 
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