Building a workforce for the future

Mental health services have undergone huge changes in the last decade. But what of the people who work in them?Read more

Identifying new models of primary care mental health

We're working with partners to identify what is working well in primary careRead more

Depression after the birth of my son: Mark's story

It took Mark years to get the mental health support he needed after his son's traumatic birthRead more

The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health: Supporting local action to change lives

Andy Bell reflects on the new Prevention Concordat's plans to improve mental health and reduce inequalitiesRead more

A lifeline in the community: the vital role of assertive outreach and rehabilitation

Dr Nuwan Dissanayaka highlights the struggle for people like Jamie to maintain independenceRead more

Case ‘X’ and young people's mental health: how do we move forward?

Sir James Munby’s comments on a girl requiring a secure mental health bed have highlighted the severe pressures facing children’s servicesRead more

Investing in the mental health workforce

Following the announcement of increased staffing for NHS mental health services, Andy looks at what this means for the workforce and mental health as a whole.Read more

Foster care and mental health

Our media ambassador Martin Barrow reflects on the mental health needs of children in foster care.Read more

How do you look after your wellbeing?

Andy looks back at the messages we received at RHS Hampton to explore how people look after their wellbeingRead more

Art and worry: Gabriel's story

The artist behind the paintings featured in our mental health garden reflects on his own journey to better wellbeingRead more

Physical activity & mental health: two for the price of one

Public health consultant Dr Lisa McNally writes a new guest blog for Centre for Mental Health on the value and importance of supporting physical activity among people living with mental health difficulties.Read more

Our big week

Sarah Hughes offers some initial reflections after a busy week for the CentreRead more