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.
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...
Making FREED (First episode Rapid Early intervention for Eating Disorders) a national and international model
This project will continue the successful scale up of the FREED (First episode Rapid Early intervention for Eating Disorders) programme, which has been shown to reduce treatment waiting times and the ...
Recent data sheds light on loneliness in the UK using new indirect measures. These indicate that the population of lonely people is 13%, larger than the 9% identified from the direct measures alone. T...
Research project to investigate variation in, and determinants of, mental health care staff retention, with the aim of better understanding how organisational contexts and the experiences of registere...
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.
This project will involve developing recommendations for a structured pathway for women with autism spectrum disorder and anorexia nervosa.
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