Mental health and poverty
Iris Elliott on the cyclical link between poverty and mental ill health and what we can do about it.
Measuring inequalities in mental health3 October 2016, Guest Blogger
Sally McManus of NatCen looks at the inequalities in the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey and how reporting them has developed in recent decades.
Ethnicity and equality
'Minority Ethnic Community’ is an umbrella term that covers many groups of people. It groups together all people whether they are new to the UK or have lived here all their life, and whether they are first, second or third (etc) generation immigrants.
Equity and inequality
Mental health problems can affect anybody, but it is more prominent in some groups of society than others.
Tackling poverty and mental health – what we know and what we can do10 August 2016, Dr Iris Elliott
Poverty is both a cause and consequence of mental ill health. Iris Elliott explores the links.
Poverty and mental health10 August 2016
Our paper looks at the complex relationship between poverty and mental health to inform the Joseph Rowntree Foundation's anti-poverty strategy.
Sharing knowledge on citizenship, recovery and inclusive societies31 May 2016, Dr Iris Elliott
Iris Elliott blogs on our four-year partnership with organisations across the world.
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.
Shocking report affirms the need to tackle mental health inequalities18 November 2015,
In a critical report published today by Open Public Services Network, funded by the Cabinet Office, the extent of mental health inequalities in England have been laid bare. The report, funded by the Cabinet Office, confirms that ‘the premature death rate among those with mental health problems was...
The Amaan project raised awareness of the mental health needs of asylum-seeking and refugee women in Glasgow