Media and Links

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Reporting of the Campaign:

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jun/26/mental-health-protest-clinic-jobcentre-streatham

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/may/05/austerity-mental-distress-parties-fund-mental-health

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/17/austerity-and-a-malign-benefits-regime-are-profoundly-damaging-mental-health

http://www.ier.org.uk/news/psychologists-against-austerity-campaign

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13212297.Leading_psychologists_warn_of_dangers_of_further_austerity_policies/

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/17/hundreds-of-mental-health-experts-issue-rallying-call-against-austerity

http://blog.38degrees.org.uk/2015/04/17/the-psychology-of-austerity-2/

http://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2015/27-march/news/uk/benefit-cuts-can-damage-mental-health

https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/action-political-and-economic-abuses

https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-28/march-2015/psychologists-against-austerity

http://events.uel.ac.uk/eventarchive/psychologists-against-austerity.php

http://www.neweconomics.org/blog/entry/fighting-for-social-justice-in-times-of-austerity1

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/increasing-levels-of-suicide-among-men-are-linked-to-austerity-10057632.html

Useful Links:

UCL Institute of Health Equity  – several reports and blogs detailing the impact of the social determinants of mental and physical health

eg http://institutehealthequity.blogspot.co.uk/

Joseph Rowntree Foundation – reports outline the impact of policy changes on the most vulnerable in UK society

eg http://www.jrf.org.uk/media-centre/almost-four-in-ten-families-struggling-make-ends-meet-65986

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