POST-ELECTION POP-UP Sat 24th June 2017

Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility  invite you to a POST-ELECTION POP-UP EVENT an open space to share thoughts, feelings and reflections on the election  Saturday 24th June 2017                     10am – 1pm Marchmont Community Centre 62 Marchmont Street, London WC1N Disabled access       www.kcbna.org.uk 5minutes walk from Russell Square underground station 8minutes walk from Kings Cross and Euston underground and mainline stations FREE to PCSR members        Non-members £5 -  pay on the day. Donations on the day also appreciated.  Please book your place so that we know numbers for seating and refreshments.  To book your place email: beatrice@bmillar.com        ...
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Britain at economic and moral crisis point – letter in Guardian 2.6.17

Britain at economic and moral crisis point Clare Slaney, Richard House and 73 others involved in the mental health field say that voters face an unusually grave choice on 8 June Pic:  Commuters on London Bridge during rush hour. ‘Workplace stress is at epidemic proportions,’ write Clare Slaney, Richard House and others. Photograph: Alamy British society is in crisis. Suicide is now the leading cause of death in men under 45. The Royal Society of Medicine tells us that “relentless cuts” have led to an extra 30,000 deaths. A report to the UN from the Equality and Human Rights Commission noted that work capability assessments “have been linked to suicides and cases of deteriorating mental health”. Benefit sanctions have caused hunger, hypothermia, homelessness and deaths. It is scarcely believable that food banks have become a societal norm. Workplace stress is at epidemic proportions, with working conditions increasingly amounting to servitude. People work for pitiful wages and uncertain numbers of hours, while the highly...
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