The UK ranks 2nd overall, and 1st in two sub-categories, of a benchmarking index comparing 30 European countries based on their efforts to integrate people with mental illness into society and employment.
The UK came in just behind Germany in the Mental Health Integration Index, which was created by The Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Janssen. Download the UK country profile now at:http://bit.ly/1w2cNEZ
Few diseases are more poorly understood and more subject to prejudice than mental illness, and few impose the same magnitude of burdens on both the afflicted and society at large. With this as background, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) undertook a study aimed at assessing the degree of commit…