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'Mentally ill people 'hit hard by recession'


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Speaking as one of those that was 'hit hard' by the recession this report doesn't exactly come as a surprise. Still quantification of the impact is good.
 
The economic recession across Europe has had a profound impact on people with mental health problems, research from King's College London suggests.
Between 2006 and 2010, the rate of unemployment for those with mental health problems rose twice as much as for other people - from 12.7% to 18.2%.

Mentally ill people 'hit hard by recession' | BBC News

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