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15% of Scots with long-term mental illness go untreated to avoid prescription drugs

15% of Scots are actively leaving depression untreated to avoid prescription medication   1 in five Scots have experienced undiagnosed depression More than a quarter of Scots want alternative treatments for depression One in five Scots have taken prescription depression medication and the side effects have dissuaded them from using them again 3 million Brits have been forced out […]

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Is the UK facing a public health crisis?

The answer is yes, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which has declared the UK’s opioid “epidemic” a public health crisis. Following its new report, addiction treatment experts at UKAT are calling for GPs to offer patients in need of pain management alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, yoga, a change in […]