We are dedicated to eradicating mental health inequalities and fighting injustice by changing policy and practice.
Our 2021 impact report
Through another year dominated by Covid-19, we’ve continued to fight for equality in mental health. Using research, economic analysis and policy advice, we’ve been equipping health services and decision makers to meet rising demand, and ensuring people with mental health difficulties get fair access to resources like the vaccine.
A few examples of our impact
- We supported the NHS in England to get Covid-19 and flu vaccines to people living with severe mental illness
- We began a major new project to support a new generation of young Changemakers from racialised communities, alongside UK Youth and the Diana Award
- We advocated for changes to new health and care legislation to boost equality for mental health in the new integrated care systems
- We provided evidence-based forecasts of the mental health impacts of the pandemic to government and the NHS in England.
“Centre for Mental Health has produced arguably one of the most important documents in this pandemic. It requires close reading and is essential for public health response and recovery”
Jim McManus, Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council
“Working with Centre for Mental Health has been so beneficial to our team, raising their skills, knowledge and practice so that they are at the forefront of IPS delivery. Thank you for being such a great partner.”
Michelle Kabia (CEO, Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham)