24 November 2023
We’re celebrating three long-serving trustees, Sir Andrew Dillon, Lord Keith Bradley and Poppy Jaman OBE as they take on new roles in our organisation and beyond.
22 November 2023
Responding to the Chancellor’s autumn statement announcement, Andy Bell, chief executive of Centre for Mental Health, said: “Today’s autumn statement indicates that the Government is not prioritising the nation’s mental health”.
16 November 2023
Government’s Back to Work Plan brings welcome investment in supported employment but worrying threat of benefit sanctions, says Centre for Mental Health
We welcome plans to expand IPS, but any progress could be undermined if accompanied by actions which increase financial hardship.
9 November 2023
Our renewed strategy will guide our work over the next two years
7 November 2023
Abandoning the Mental Health Act reforms is a government breach of public trust, says Centre for Mental Health
We respond to the Government’s plans set out today in the King’s speech
3 November 2023
Events taking place in Israel and Palestine over the last month have been deeply distressing to witness for millions of people worldwide. Conflict, violence and oppression pose an existential threat to human life, and they leave a legacy of great harm to people’s mental health that can last for generations yet to be born. This
1 November 2023
Responding to today’s announcement that the Government is investing nearly £5 million in early support hubs, which offer informal drop-in mental health support, the Fund the Hubs Coalition (BACP, Black Thrive Global, Centre for Mental Health, The Children’s Society, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, Mind, Youth Access and YoungMinds) said: “The UK Government’s
30 October 2023
Centre for Mental Health welcomes patient and carer race equality framework and calls for full implementation throughout NHS
Today, NHS England published the Patient and Carer Race Equality Framework (PCREF), a new system for supporting race equity in NHS mental health services. The PCREF was a major recommendation of the 2018 Independent Review of the Mental Health Act. Its publication today as a framework for all NHS mental health service providers in England
19 October 2023
New data from the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) today shows that people with a severe mental illness in England were five times more likely to die prematurely during the pandemic.
9 October 2023
This policy briefing summarises evidence from a new study on the intergenerational consequences of racism in the UK.
5 October 2023
We’re delighted to welcome Peter Alleyne, Morgan Vine and Victoria Bleazard as our new trustees!
26 September 2023
Leading national organisations, representing thousands of people, have come together to call for a long-term mental health plan for England.