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.
People with depression and/or anxiety are more likely to have additional long-term conditions if they live in areas of higher socioeconomic deprivation. This long read highlights longstanding inequali...
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...
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.
This project is aiming to reduce waiting times for young people admitted to hospital in Gwent with self harm or eating disorders.
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