We publish books and reports of our work on mental health issues. Some are free to download and the rest can be ordered online on this website.

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Review of Sections 135 and 136 of the Mental Health Act

The views of professionals, service users and carers on the codes of practice and legislation

Our Review of Sections 135 and 136 finds that for many people being detained by the police was a frightening experience. The use of Section 135 powers in a person's home was especially traumatic for those who had experienced it. The report concludes that the use of police powers under the Mental Health Act has to change.  

18 December 2014
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The lifetime costs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

With a summary and commentary

ADHD is a childhood behavioural disorder that features high levels of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. It affects 1.5% of children aged 5-16 in Britain and carries a very substantial long-term cost to society, estimated at around £100,000 per case. This falls mainly on education and health care.  

11 November 2014
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Annual Review 2014

Annual Review 2014 cover imageOur latest annual review is available to download now.
The review covers how the Centre is exploring how best to support pre- and post-natal mental health, helping more young people in gangs and providing employment support to veterans and offenders. It also describes our plans for the future and shows how you can get involved in our work.

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