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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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Building a better future

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Parenting programmes more than pay for themselves through future savings in public spending, spread across a range of budgets including education, health, social care and criminal justice.
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Childhood behavioural problems: briefings for professionals

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These briefings set out what childhood behavioural problems are, how to recognise the signs, what can be done, how to engage parents and the referral process.
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Secure care: a briefing note

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Secure mental health services provide accommodation, treatment and support for people with severe mental health problems who pose a risk to the public.

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Welfare advice for people who use mental health services

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The report calls for every mental health service to secure specialist welfare advice to help to support recovery and to intervene early when difficulties emerge.
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Parity of esteem: a briefing note

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Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. This briefing note gives an overview of the situation and the impacts.

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Peer support workers: a practical guide to implementation

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This guide sets out four phases for an organisation looking to introduce peer worker posts: preparation; recruitment; employment; and ongoing development.