Learning disability statistics: mental health problems
Between 25 and 40% of people with learning disabilities also experience from mental health problems.
The mental health of young people with learning disabilities
Young people with learning disabilities more likely to have a mental health problem but this is not linked to their learning disability.
Improving access to mental health services for people with learning disabilities
To increase the inclusivity of mainstream mental health services for people with learning disabilities who have mental health problems.
All of us experience challenges to our emotional well-being at some stage in our lives, with one in four of us experiencing a problem with our mental health in any one year.
Learning Disabilities: IAPT Positive Practice Guide1 September 2015
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme aims to provide equitable access to NICE-recommended psychological therapies to people from all sectors of the community.
Analysing the Budget: will it increase or decrease the prevalence of mental health problems in Britain?10 July 2015, Emma Wilson
This week’s budget contained measures, both positive and negative, that are likely to affect child poverty - which is linked to the mental health of children, young people and their parents. Laura Bernal and Emma Wilson from the Mental Health Foundation's Policy Team review the potential impact.
No Health Without Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond29 May 2015,
Marguerite Regan looks at the priorities for the new Conservative government.
Talking Together1 May 2015
The fact that people with learning disabilities are living longer raises many questions about how they can be supported to have a good life with opportunities to be involved and connected with others into old age.