Policy & services

We've been changing and influencing mental health policy for 30 years and we're still doing so.


"Parity of esteem"

Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. There are however many areas where parity of esteem has not yet been realised.

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Liaison psychiatry

Psychiatric liaison services provide mental health care to people being treated for physical health conditions in general hospitals.

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New resource published to help public services become trauma-informed to support women’s mental health

Public services can help women more effectively by understanding the impact of trauma on their lives, according to our new resource

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Engaging with complexity

A guide to the principles of trauma-informed care and how services can put the approach into practice

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Reforming the Mental Health Act

How did research shape the findings of the recent Mental Health Act review?

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Early help for children’s mental health: implications of the Children’s Commissioner’s report

Andy welcomes an increase in funding but highlights the wide variations in investment between local areas

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A vision for prevention

Priorities for the Government’s green paper on health prevention

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Care not containment: Setting a radical vision for transforming mental health support

An independent report developed by an expert group including the Centre to explore how to reduce reliance on restrictive environments and shift to earlier interventions

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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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