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

Country’s top mental health nurse warns video games pushing young people into ‘under the radar’ gambling

NHS mental health director Claire Murdoch has today called on gaming companies to crack down on gambling addiction risks by banning loot boxes from their products. Ms Murdoch has warned video game firms that they risk “setting kids up for addiction” by building gambling tasks into their games. In response to growing concerns about addiction […]