Economics

Economic analysis is often at the heart of our work, demonstrating the human and financial costs of mental health problems and the clear benefits of faster and better responses to people’s needs.

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Evaluating the New Care Models for children and young people's mental health
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We explore the challenges faced by commissioners, and how their views compare with staff on the ground
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How can insights from economics help make decisions about mental health services?
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An economic evaluation which demonstrates the significant benefits of specialist counselling after baby loss
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Could the NHS better support people with persistent physical symptoms of illness in primary care?
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A crash-course in some of the main economic theories used in public service commissioning
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The cost of mental health problems to UK employers was almost £35 billion last year.
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Effective diversion requires some up-front investment in dedicated liaison and diversion teams working in police stations and courts.
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A wide range of interventions improve children's mental health but also lead to substantial economic benefits.
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Mental health problems cost employers nearly £35 billion each year. That's about £1,300 per employee.
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