VIDEO: Helping mental health patients recover

All this week BBC News has been looking during Britain’s flourishing problem with mental illness, conference from sufferers, politicians and a professionals who are in a front line of care.

But, adult and down a country, there are also charities and intentional organisations dedicated to assisting those who have grown mental health problems.

One in that army of volunteers is Tom McAlpine, who set-up a MoodSwings gift in Manchester in 1999 with a faith that it is probable for those pang even serious mental health issues to make a good recovery.

Tom and his organisation have helped thousands over a years and some contend he has literally save their lives.

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