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Costs of perinatal mental health problems

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Perinatal mental health problems carry a total cost to society of about £8.1 billion for each one-year cohort of births in the UK. But the NHS would need to spend just £337 million a year to bring perinatal mental health care up to the recommended level.
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Making recovery a reality in forensic settings

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Forensic settings are probably among the most difficult places to think of applying recovery principles. This briefing aims to discuss the challenges, address their implications and describe current best practice.
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The Bradley Report five years on

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The five years since the Bradley Report was published have seen concerted action to improve support for people with mental health problems and those with learning difficulties in the criminal justice system.
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Risk, safety and recovery

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Risk, Safety and Recovery argues that risk and safety are rightly major concerns in mental health care but that traditional clinical management methods of assessing risk have stood in the way of helping people to recover their lives.

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Outcomes and performance in liaison psychiatry

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Psychiatric service models that seek to bring its benefits to the people in our acute care hospitals and medical and surgical care pathways have struggled to defend their value for the want of adequate measures of outcome.
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Briefing 48: Employment support & addiction: what works

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More people with drug or alcohol addiction can be helped into employment with the right support, according to our research.
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Keys to diversion

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Keys to Diversion finds that the most successful liaison and diversion teams offer support for a wide range of a person’s needs, connect with local agencies and stay in touch with people after they have been referred on.
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Investing in recovery

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This report provides the most up-to-date economic evidence to support the business case for investment in effective, recovery-focused services.
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Managing patients with complex needs

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Improving mental health care for people with complex needs can reduce pressures on GPs and hospitals as well as dramatically improving people's lives.
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Young adults (18-24) in transition, mental health and criminal justice

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Many of the services that work with young people either end or begin at age 18, leaving them without effective support. But there are examples of services that are helping young adults through this difficult transition.
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Supporting recovery in mental health services: quality and outcomes

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In order for services to support recovery, we need clear, empirically informed statements of what constitutes high-quality services and how these will lead to key recovery outcomes.
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Wanting the best for my children

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Wanting the best for my children looks at the experiences of parents and how systems might work better to support families managing early behavioural difficulties.
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