Starting Today: Future of Mental Health Services

The front cover of the Future of Mental Health Services report that reviews the provision of mental health services in the UK and considers how to make mental health services fit for purpose to deal with challenges 20-30 years in the future.
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Published: September 2013

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:

  1. A brief history of specialist mental health services
  2. Mental health professional education and training in the UK
  3. Mental health and inequalities
  4. Healthcare informatics for mental health: recent advances and the outlook for the future