Mental health

One in four adults and one in 10 children experience mental illness, and many more of us know and care for people who do.

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Children and young people

Our ambition is to support CCGs to work with partners to build effective mental health services for children and young people.


We aim to transform mental health services by 2020, with an ambition of putting mental health on an equal footing to physical health.

NHS-led Provider Collaboratives

Supporting the delivery of new ways of working across mental health NHS trusts within local areas to improve specialised mental health services

News and blogs

NHS opens two new gambling addition clinics amid record referrals

The NHS has opened two new gambling addiction clinics – one in Stoke and one in Southampton – as new figures show that the number of people seeking help increased by over two-fifths in a year. New NHS figures published today show referrals for treatment for gambling addiction were up 42% between April and September […]