Traumatic brain injury and offending

Over a million people in the UK live with the consequences of traumatic brain injury, at a cost to the economy of around £15 billion a year.Read more

Briefing 49: A basic need

Recent changes to housing policy have affected housing benefits and the provision of affordable housing. There are concerns that they will adversely affect those living with severe and enduring mental health problems.Read more

More than shelter

Having somewhere to live in which we feel secure is essential to our physical and mental health.Read more

Implementing mental health policy: some lessons from recent history

Recent history shows that implementing mental health policy as intended is never straightforward. The hard work starts now.Read more

Priorities for mental health: Economic report for the NHS England Mental Health Taskforce

Following the Taskforce report’s publication last month, Priorities for mental health sets out nine areas for service improvement where there is good evidence of cost-effective interventions.Read more

Improving England's mental health: the first 100 days and beyond

Our plan for what the Government must do the first 100 days of the new Parliament to improve the lives of people with mental health problems.Read more

Secure care: a briefing note

Secure mental health services provide accommodation, treatment and support for people with severe mental health problems who pose a risk to the public.Read more

A place for parity

Most of England's Health and Wellbeing Boards are prioritising at least one mental health issue in their strategies but almost one in ten has ignored them entirely.Read more

Access and waiting: a briefing note

People with mental health problems do not have the same rights to timely access to treatment as those with other types of illness. This briefing note covers the issues around access to mental health services and waiting times.Read more

Parity of esteem: a briefing note

Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. This briefing note gives an overview of the situation and the impacts.Read more