U.K. – Freemasons help 1.4 million people suffering with mental health issues


U.K. - Freemasons help 1.4 million people suffering with mental health issues

(by Max Channon&Josh Luckhurst, Echo, 27 August 2021)

 

Freemasons are donating over £550,000 to help more than 1.4 million citizens across the UK experiencing mental health issues. Many people are reaching crisis point with their mental health due to the pandemic.

According to NHS Prevalence Data 2020, one in six young people have a probable mental disorder, while the Young Minds Survey 2020 found 83 per cent of young people said the pandemic had made their mental health worse.

To help the population exit the pandemic in a better state of mental health, the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE), the governing body for Freemasonry in England and Wales, are supporting various institutions, schools and universities.

Among the institutions receiving support, the Freemasons are donating £125,000 to Young Minds to help support young people.

The goal is to increase Young Minds’ reach by 10 per cent and help many more young people find the support they need, when they need it, and be able to take practical, actionable steps to…

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U.K. - Freemasons help 1.4 million people suffering with mental health issues

 

U.K. - Freemasons help 1.4 million people suffering with mental health issues
 

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