Facing chronic underfunding, Health Trusts in Cheshire East are cutting mental health provision first. Take action now to save the Mental Health Unit to improve Mental Health Services in Macclesfield. Cheshire East has around 370,000 residents. According to the mental health charity MIND, 1 in 4 people in the UK will suffer a mental health problem in their lifetime. That’s well over 90,000 people across Cheshire East.