Policy and services

We've been changing and influencing mental health policy for 30 years and we're still doing so.

Perinatal mental health problems affect around one in five mothers. Learn more about what we're doing and what still needs to change.
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Parity of esteem is the principle by which mental health must be given equal priority to physical health. There are however many areas where parity of esteem has not yet been realised.
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We are committed to addressing issues that are poorly understood, ignored, or neglected by policy and decisionmakers.

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How could Integrated Care systems bring about significant and lasting improvement for people’s mental health?
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Andy Bell on the new legislation, an amendment to safeguard mental health funding, and why a sole focus on the NHS could create further problems
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Centre for Mental Health today published twelve steps for the next Government to create better mental health for all and reduce inequalities.

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The Mental Health Economics Collaborative (MHEC) is an exciting partnership between the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network, Centre for Mental Health and the London School of Economics Personal

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Andy reviews the latest data on mental health services and what resources they have to meet people’s needs
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