Research Autism Welcomes Chancellor's boost for Mental Health and Science budget

Date: 25 November 2015

Deepa Korea, CEO of Research Autism said: “We welcome the government’s acknowledgement of mental health issues and its commitment to improve mental health services with with hard cash. As knowledge and awareness of autism grows, so does the need for access to information about how people with autism and their families can support themselves and be supported.  £600 million has been earmarked today in the Autumn Statement for mental health services together with a real terms boost to almost £5 billion for science.”

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Bernard Fleming, Information Manager, Tel. 020 3490 3091, email info@researchautism.net

Research Autism


Research Autism is the only UK charity dedicated to the production of quality, trusted information on autism treatments and other approaches. Its Information Centre is informed by world experts and accredited by the NHS Information Standard, an independent kite-mark of reliability and quality. It guides people through the minefield of interventions on offer, allowing them to make informed decisions based on impartial, factual information, including risks and hazards. Its research programme is derived from the priorities of autistic people and families and addresses areas that affect everyday life. 

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