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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.
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Aiming for 'zero suicides'

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Centre for Mental Health was commissioned by the East of England Strategic Clinical Networks to evaluate activity taking place in four local areas in the region through a pilot programme to extend suicide prevention into communities.
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Improving England's mental health: the first 100 days and beyond

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Our plan for what the Government must do the first 100 days of the new Parliament to improve mental health

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Falling through the gaps

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Women who have depression or anxiety during pregnancy or in the year after giving birth are not having their needs recognised and not getting the support they need as a result.
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Investing in children's mental health

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Investing in children's mental health services will bring a lifetime of benefits to young people, their families, communities and the economy as a whole.
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Review of Sections 135 & 136 of the Mental Health Act

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The Centre's Review finds that for many people being detained by the police was a frightening experience and that the use of police powers under the Mental Health Act has to change.
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The lifetime costs of ADHD

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The high costs of ADHD support an economic case for early intervention. But despite most families seeking help, only a minority of children receive the appropriate treatment.
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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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