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.

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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Specialist baby loss counselling should be available for bereaved parents nationwide, says new Centre for Mental Health report

Our economic evaluation of the baby loss charity Petals, which provides counselling to women


Primary care mental health service improves health and saves NHS money, finds new report

A psychological treatment service working in GP surgeries in Nottingham offers hope to people other services can’t help