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

Breaking down barriers and fighting mental health inequalities

Throughout my career in mental health services, I have seen first-hand the devastating effects of different ‘inequalities’ on different groups. As a consultant psychiatrist working with homeless people, almost all the people I work with face inequalities, often simply in terms of access to food and shelter. Sometimes inequalities are felt in terms of prejudice […]