Mental health One in four people in the UK is affected by a mental health problem
Good mental health is essential for a flourishing society and yet mental health services are not always given the same priority or funding as physical health services. The Health Foundation funds a wide range of projects that support improvements in mental health services and transform the models and approaches used to deliver care, making them more integrated and person-centred.
Our recent work and content on this topic is listed below.
Analysis from our healthy lives team shows it’s vital for policymakers to act upstream in tackling unemployment and mental health together as part of the nation’s COVID-19 recovery.
Researchers from the University of Glasgow use longitudinal data to study the relationship between changes in employment, income, poverty and mental health.
Health Foundation statement on Networked Data Lab research surrounding clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people.
Many people who experienced severe financial strain during the pandemic were not eligible to claim Universal Credit. What changes to the social security system would help public health?
The pandemic has taught us the importance of putting lived experience expertise at the heart of mental health services and support, writes Dr Vanessa Pinfold.
How can the benefits system support the nation’s health? Research into Universal Credit uptake during the pandemic provides some clues.
New analysis by the Health Foundation estimates that over 200,000 more people are at risk of poor mental health this year due to unemployment.
The COVID-19 impact inquiry team look at emerging evidence of the pandemic's impact on women and key workers, as well as the wider implications for people’s mental health and health inequalities.