One in four people in the UK is affected by a mental health problem
Good mental health is essential for a flourishing society and yet mental health services are not always given the same priority or funding as physical health services. The Health Foundation funds a wide range of projects that support improvements in mental health services and transform the models and approaches used to deliver care, making them more integrated and person-centred.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
We’ve selected a range of case studies which illustrate some of the different approaches teams are taking to improve mental health services – from harnessing peer support, to a proactive approach to s...
Creating ACE-informed places: promoting a whole-system approach to tackling adverse childhood experiences in local communities
This project is aiming to improve how effectively public services in England prevent and mitigate the negative impact of adverse childhood experiences.
This project is focusing on empowering mental health patients by supporting staff to respect and protect their rights in everyday decision-making and service delivery.
Developing Innovative clinical pathway for women with Autism spectrum features and Eating Disorders (DIAED)
This project will involve developing recommendations for a structured pathway for women with autism spectrum disorder and anorexia nervosa.
This project is aiming to reduce waiting times for young people admitted to hospital in Gwent with self harm or eating disorders.
This project will involve increasing mental health analytic capacity and capability to allow better understanding of the problems faced by people accessing services, and to improve planning and delive...
There is a growing concern about the mental health of children and young people in the UK, with increasing demand for counselling services, admissions for self-harm and referrals to mental health serv...
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