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.

Body
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.
Publication
Body
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.
Publication
Body
This report calls for greater investment in mental health promotion and argues that this will bring economic advantages.
Publication
Body
This policy paper seeks to strengthen and support the case for action by showing that these poorer experiences and outcomes come at not just a personal cost to those involved – they also increase the financial costs of mental health care
Publication
Body
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.
Publication