One function of this group is to provide a place to begin the creation of more specific newsgroups. When a specific newsgroup is created (say, uk.people.support.schizophrenia), then that group will take most, if not all the posts for its specific condition.
Since this group is meant for the discussion of issues not covered by other uk.people.support.* newsgroups, cross-posting between uk.people.support.mental-health and other uk.people.support.* newsgroups is generally unwelcome, except for issues that affect all users of mental health services.
Posters should remember that this is intended as a safe and supportive space.
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uk.people.support.mental-health Discussion of UK mental health issues