Integrated approaches to mental health care

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Developing integrated approaches to mental health is a key priority in England. Mental health care is often disconnected from the wider health and care system, and as a result, people do not always receive co-ordinated support for their physical health, mental health and wider social needs. Our work on this topic explores what a more joined-up approach would look like, and supports organisations seeking to put this vision into practice.

Blogs

Mental health and general practice: intertwined futures

Chris Naylor considers the prospects for better integration of mental health care with general practice.
 

Living with a long-term condition: the importance of psychological support

In a guest blog to coincide with the launch of our report on integrating physical and mental health care, Tessa Jelen writes about the importance of information and support.
 

Get mental health right and we can get the whole system right

Alongside the launch of our report on mental health and new models of care, Chris Naylor explores some of the benefits of investing in mental health.

Doing justice to mental health in STPs

Chris Naylor looks at whether mental health is being considered carefully enough in the development of sustainability and transformation plans.