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.

Effective diversion requires some up-front investment in dedicated liaison and diversion teams working in police stations and courts.
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The total cost of mental health problems in England in 2009/10 was £105.2 billion.
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Supported housing services provide a bridge to independent living after hospital, and can both improve people’s lives and reduce the costs of mental health care
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Our third forecasting briefing predicts how many people may need mental health support as a result of the pandemic
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This toolkit has been devised for local areas to calculate a forecast of additional demand for mental health services resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Six key proposals for improving mental health in England in the wake of its biggest health crisis for a generation
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Louis unpacks the Government's spending pledges and how they could impact people with mental health difficulties
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Evaluating the New Care Models for children and young people's mental health
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How can insights from economics help make decisions about mental health services?
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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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