Prevention and mental health
Prevention is an important approach to improving mental health. It means stopping mental health problems from developing, getting worse or coming back.
70 years on: embracing the challenge of prevention in mental health8 January 2019, Dr Antonis Kousoulis
Antonis Kousoulis reflects on the progress we've made so far and what the future holds for mental health. He explains why it's important that we tackle the issue with a focus on prevention of mental ill health.
Our response to health secretary's prevention vision5 November 2018,
Our Chief Executive Mark Rowland gives his response to Matt Hancock's commitment to put prevention at the heart of the NHS long-term plan.
Mental health statistics: prevention and early intervention
Preventing mental health problems could be extremely effective for society's wellbeing, but also financially. However, more money needs to be invested into researching the most effective prevention methods.
Mental Health Foundation welcomes new prevention resources30 August 2017,
We welcome Public Health England's new suite of prevention resources.
Mental Health Foundation welcomes launch of Thrive LDN4 July 2017,
Today the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan launches Thrive LDN, a city-wide movement to improve the mental health of all Londoners.
Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: what progress has been made?21 February 2017,
A year after the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health was published by the Mental Health Taskforce, Jenny Edwards assesses the progress on the valuable recommendations in the report.
Preventing mental ill health: time to take action26 July 2016,
If we are to rise to the challenge of reducing the prevalence of mental health problems, we need to be stepping in at particular pressure points, says Isabella Goldie.
Taking Local Action for Better Mental Health26 July 2016,
Today, the Mental Health Foundation publishes Mental health and prevention: taking local action for better mental health. The report was commissioned by Public Health England and sets out evidence of the ways to tackle one of the great challenges of our time; the rapidly growing level of mental ill...