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Langrish backs Bill

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 01 Feb 2013 @ 12:16

THE case of a priest formerly sectioned under the Mental Health Act was brought forward by the Bishop of Exeter, the Rt Revd Michael Langrish, in the House of Lords this month, as evidence that full recovery from mental ill-health is "certainly" possible.

During a debate on the Mental Health (Discrimination) (No. 2) Bill, on 18 January, Bishop Langrish said that one of the barriers to both mental and spiritual health was "anything that reinforces, or fails to reduce, the stigma" ...

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