London Mayoral election: focus on mental health3 May 2016,
Tackling mental health challenges in London has been identified as a priority for the London Health Board but exactly how the next Mayor of London will take this on in policy terms remains to be seen.
Mental health: a national asset for Scotland14 April 2016, Chris O'Sullivan
Chris O'Sullivan looks ahead to the Scottish Parliament elections, detailing five policy commitments that we would like to see from the next Scottish government.
Prevention is the only way lasting change can be achieved17 February 2016,
Iris Elliott breaks down the Mental Health Taskforce's report, The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, focusing on prevention - the public's number one priority.
A missed opportunity on prevention12 January 2016,
Marguerite Regan, the Mental Health Foundation’s Policy Manager, sets out why today’s speech by the Prime Minister highlights that mental health has risen up the policy agenda but represents a missed opportunity to underline the importance of prevention.
Homelessness and mental health10 December 2015,
Nina Hemming looks at the link between homelessness and mental health and what can be done in terms of policy and practice to address this inequality.
Our prevention-focused manifesto for the new Shadow Minister for Mental Health22 September 2015,
Jeremy Corbyn has thrown down the gauntlet to the Conservative government and the other opposition parties with the creation of a shadow minister for mental health. Our Policy Manager Marguerite Regan outlines the priorities for the new shadow minister Luciana Berger.
Mental health: the first 100 days of the Conservative government21 August 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the steps taken by the new majority Conservative government in their first 100 days at the helm. There are promising signs, but questions remain around the full details of the proposed replacement of the Human Rights Act.
Involving young people in mental health policy: what, why and how?5 August 2015, Emma Wilson
Emma Wilson analyses methods and benefits of involving young people in the formation of mental health policy.
Children and young people's mental health3 July 2015, Emma Wilson
Today we gave evidence at a youth-led inquiry into children and young people's mental health in Westminster. And we had a lot to say!