Mental Health Policy in England

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This note provides a brief summary of Government policy on mental health in England. It covers policies introduced under the 2010-2015 Coalition Government, and those introduced under the 2015 Conservative Government. It is not intended to provide detail on every recent policy, and instead focuses on the main developments and programmes of work. It focuses on health policy, and so does not look in detail at wider changes that may affect

People with mental health problems, such as welfare reform and social care policy. However, links to further reading are included in the Appendix.

Page 16 covers the Back to Work Support measures announced in February 2016