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.

Adults

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

NHS England proposes new mental health access standards

The NHS is set to take another major step towards improving patient access to mental health services with the introduction of five new waiting time guarantees, under plans set out today. The proposals could ensure that patients requiring urgent care will be seen by community mental health crisis teams within 24 hours of referral, with […]