Economics

Economic analysis is often at the heart of our work, demonstrating the human and financial costs of mental health problems and the clear benefits of faster and better responses to people’s needs.


Life after loss

An economic evaluation which demonstrates the significant benefits of specialist counselling after baby loss

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A new approach to complex needs

Could the NHS better support people with persistent physical symptoms of illness in primary care?

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Economic theories relevant to public service provision

A crash-course in some of the main economic theories used in public service commissioning

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Liaison and diversion: the economic case

Effective diversion requires some up-front investment in dedicated liaison and diversion teams working in police stations and courts.

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Investing in children's mental health

A wide range of interventions improve children's mental health but also lead to substantial economic benefits.

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Employment: the economic case

Mental health problems cost employers nearly £35 billion each year. That's about £1,300 per employee.

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Economic and social costs of mental health problems

The total cost of mental health problems in England in 2009/10 was £105.2 billion.

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