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Traumatic brain injury and offending

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Over a million people in the UK live with the consequences of traumatic brain injury, at a cost to the economy of around £15 billion a year.
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Missed opportunities

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We reviewed recent evidence about children's mental health, and found that children wait on average 10 years before receiving help.
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More than shelter

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Having somewhere to live in which we feel secure is essential to our physical and mental health.
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Briefing 49: A basic need

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Recent changes to housing policy have affected housing benefits and the provision of affordable housing. There are concerns that they will adversely affect those living with severe and enduring mental health problems.
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Preventing prison suicide: perspectives from the inside

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We're working with the Howard League for Penal Reform to prevent suicide in prisons. Through interviewing people with current or previous experience of prison, we explored what contributes to vulnerability and risk of suicide in prison.
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Mental health and criminal justice

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90% of people in prison have some form of mental health problem. We conducted a nationwide consultation to explore how the mental health of the prison population can be improved.
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Employment in mind

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Our report found that ex-Service personnel with a serious mental health condition are nearly three times more likely to find and stay in work, if they are supported through Individual Placement and Support (IPS).
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A Day in the Life

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What happens when you ask people who live with mental health difficulties to write about their everyday life? A Day in the Life did just that.
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Priorities for mental health

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Following the Taskforce report’s publication last month, Priorities for mental health sets out nine areas for service improvement where there is good evidence of cost-effective interventions.

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Implementing mental health policy: some lessons from recent history

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Recent history shows that implementing mental health policy as intended is never straightforward. The hard work starts now.

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Children of the new century

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The mental health findings of the Millennium Cohort study of 11-year-olds across the UK.
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Personality disorder and complex needs

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Two-thirds of prisoners and about half of people under probation supervision are estimated to have personality disorder traits, yet only a small proportion get any support.