Starting Today: Future of Mental Health Services

This report explores the findings of the inquiry into the Future of Mental Health Services.

The inquiry aims to review the provision of mental health services in the UK in the light of current and future health and socio-economic development, promote debate on the proper aims and ambitions of mental health services, and consider how to make mental health services fit for purpose to deal with challenges 20-30 years in the future.

As background to the report, a number of papers have been produced. These are:

A brief history of specialist mental health servicesMental health professional education and training in the UKMental health and inequalitiesHealthcare informatics for mental health: recent advances and the outlook for the future