Mental Health & Potholes

I was reviewing my casework one day and I thought, I can count on one hand the number of times someone has come to me about the state of our health and social care system, yet I seem to be approached daily about potholes. Now of course potholes are important, but for me personally what is more important is how we give people in my borough the best possible chance in life. Now you all know some of the challenges we are facing in local government and we all know when local government sneezes, the NHS catches a cold. But what do those challenges mean for mental health services? And what solutions can we explore?