Call for Evidence: Mental health and wellbeing plan

Posted on: June 10, 2022

Poor mental health and poor wellbeing have an impact on every part of society, and every part of society has a role to play in supporting positive mental health and wellbeing.

We need to take a radical new, truly cross-society approach to promoting wellbeing, preventing mental health conditions emerging, intervening earlier, improving treatment, supporting people with mental health conditions to live well and preventing suicide.

We need your support and ideas to develop a comprehensive plan that will help set and achieve our vision for mental health in a decade’s time.

Read the full version of the discussion paper for this call for evidence

  • Why it is important to develop a cross government long term mental health plan
  • What progress has been made to date
  • The research and evidence we have used to consider our key themes
  • Which groups face disparities in mental health outcomes

Read more information here. 

Author: Jade Bolton
Categories: News

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