Building on our experience and successful projects, we develop and promote new ways of helping people with mental health problems get and keep work.

Training courses in employment

We offer a range of training and development sessions to help services deliver evidence-based supported employment. They include IPS, fidelity training, engaging with employers, motivational interviewing and more. See a list of upcoming dates here.

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Employment support & addiction: what works

This briefing finds that IPS can help people with problematic substance use to enhance their employment prospects and their chances of recovery. Such a service run by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) successfully placed 84 people with drug or alcohol addiction into paid work in one year.

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Briefing 47: Barriers to employment

The briefing looks at what interventions work as well, where gaps exist in evidence-based interventions as well as some current models of supported employment and urges commissioners and providers of both employment services and health and social care to make support into employment a priority.

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Getting back to work

For mental health services: Learn more about supporting people with mental health conditions into employment.

For service users: Learn more about where to start.

Supporting mental health users into employment

NHS trusts can play a role in helping people with mental health issues return to work.

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