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.


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

Driving, memory loss and dementia

Two leading experts on dementia and memory loss examine the impact that diagnosis can have on people who drive. One in three people over the age of 75 are still driving and older drivers are generally safer than younger drivers.┬áMany older drivers gradually restrict their driving – familiar routes to the supermarket, relatives and friends […]