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...
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...
Causal effects of alcohol and mental health problems on employment outcomes: Harnessing UK Biobank and linked administrative data
This project will assess the causal effects of alcohol consumption and depression on social and economic outcomes, including employment, receipt of welfare benefits and income
This project will pilot a new risk stratification model that aims to help clinicians prevent mental health patients from needing urgent hospital care.
Over the past 5 years of my life, I have been a renter. My experience of living in rented accommodation has not often been great. Mould, damp, cramped conditions and absentee landlords aren’t unusual....
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