Wednesday, October 14, 2009

U.K. Government launches new talking-therapy services

52 new sites offering talking therapy for people suffering from depression and anxiety have opened in the U.K. The Care Services Minister, Phil Hope, announced the new sites which will provide cognitive-behavioural therapy, counselling and guided self-help. 28 sites were opened earlier this year and 35 in 2008. The Department of Health aims to spend £103m making a total of 115 services available by March 2010.

You can find out more about this initiative and see a full list of the new sites at

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