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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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This report examines the costs and benefits of an award-winning service based at Birmingham City Hospital. The service offers comprehensive, round-the-clock mental health support to all adult patients in the hospital.
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Many forms of prevention and early intervention in mental health are outstandingly good value for money and radically improve the quality of people's lives.
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What's it Worth Now? estimates of social and economic costs of mental health problems in Scotland, with a particular focus on the employment-related costs.
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This policy paper calculates the economic and social costs of mental illness including the costs of health and social care, lost output and the human costs of reduced quality of life.
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This report calls for greater investment in mental health promotion and argues that this will bring economic advantages.
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Mental illness costs us more as a society than crime, and this policy paper calculates what the economic and social costs of mental illness are.
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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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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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The benefits of tested interventions far outweigh the costs and have a life-long impact on the children, families and society.
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