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.

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

Keeping our people and communities safe

The Director of Nursing in NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer NHS England/Improvement explains the reforms to ensure the safeguarding of children and other vulnerable people: I am pleased to launch the revised NHS Safeguarding Accountability and Assurance Framework (SAAF). This framework has been updated to reflect the safeguarding reforms that have passed through government since the last […]