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

Celebrating talking therapies at 10

Earlier this week NHS England marked 10 years of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) which, in 2018, supported more than one million people with their mental health. To mark 10 years of the programme, this joint blog gives the perspectives of a psychological therapist who joined IAPT in its early years, and a recovered […]