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Prioritising mental health

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Mental health and mental illness have an impact on all of us, either directly or indirectly – whilst we can all benefit from having good mental health, 1 in 6 adults experienced a common mental health problem in the last week. This blog covers the ways in which PHE is prioritising improving mental health and the lives of people living with mental illness.

Making progress on the prevention agenda in mental health

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The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health marked the first time local and national government agencies came together with organisations across the health and care sector to make prevention a priority for mental health. This blog looks at how it has helped different organisations tackle mental health across the country.

Looking to the future - Improving mental health outcomes for children and young people

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As we approach the end of Child Mental Health Week, we reflect on the Government and PHE’s commitment to improve young people’s mental health. Around half of all mental health problems start before the age of 14 and we know …