Costs of perinatal mental health problems

Perinatal mental health problems cost society about £8.1 billion for each one-year cohort of births in the UK. But the NHS would need to spend just £337 million a year to bring perinatal mental health care up to the recommended standard.


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Annual review 2013-14

Annual Review 2013-14 cover imageOur latest annual review is available to download now.

It covers the Bradley report, parenting programmes, providing welfare advice and treating patients with complex needs. It also describes our plans for the future and shows how you can get involved in our work. Read more about us here.

Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health aims to help to create a society in which people with mental health problems enjoy equal chances in life to those without.

We focus on criminal justice, employment, mental health at work, recovery and children, with supporting work on broader mental health and public policy.

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Making Recovery a Reality in Forensic Settings

Recovery for people in forensic services is in most ways the same as for those using other mental health services. But people with offending histories also have to come to terms with what they have done.


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