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.

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.

Adults

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

Mental Health Taskforce

Bringing together health and care leaders and experts, including people using services, to build a mental health Five Year Forward View.

News and blogs

NHS England comments on UCL and National Children’s Bureau report on young people’s depression

Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director at NHS England, said: “NHS services for children and young people are expanding at their fastest rate in a decade. This year the NHS will treat an additional 30,000 children and young people, supported by an additional £280 million of funding. The report demonstrates how critical it is that all […]