Mental health 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.
Government action in 2020/21 eased financial pressures for many. But with those on low incomes and in poor health more likely to experience increases in debt, a debt hangover could yet emerge.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow use longitudinal data to study the relationship between changes in employment, income, poverty and mental health.
Health Foundation statement on Networked Data Lab research surrounding clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people.
Many people who experienced severe financial strain during the pandemic were not eligible to claim Universal Credit. What changes to the social security system would help public health?
The pandemic has taught us the importance of putting lived experience expertise at the heart of mental health services and support, writes Dr Vanessa Pinfold.