‘People with severe mental illness die on average 20 years younger than the general population, often from preventable physical diseases.’
These shocking words from the current 20 Years too Soon campaign presents the lack of understanding shown towards those undergoing mental health treatment by the medical professionals.
A patient undergoing mental health treatment that entails taking regular mediation can consequently effect the same persons physical health and wellbeing.
It is therefore important that medical professionals take precautions to ensure that a mental health patient's physical heath is monitored and maintained.
The 20 Years too Soon campaign aims to raise awareness of the lack of understanding towards physical in those undergoing mental health treatment.
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By signing this petition you will be raising awareness of the campaign and supporting the cause in which it aims to endorse. Your signature will be another footstep in the direction for those with...
By signing this petition you will be raising awareness of the campaign and supporting the cause in which it aims to endorse. Your signature will be another footstep in the direction for those with mental health conditions to lead a better standard of living by ensuring that they get the proper healthcare throughout their mental health treatment.
A signature is another voice that will spread the word of the cause and establish to MP's and chief executives that the general public cares about this and that it is time for change!
In short, you will be aiding the campaign in their endeavours to prevent physical illness in those who are undergoing treatment for mental health conditions.