Policy context

No Health without Mental Health’7 sets out the key standards for provision of mental health in the UK. These include:

  1. More people will have good mental health
  2. More people with mental health problems will recover
  3. More people with mental health problems will have good physical health
  4. More people will have a positive experience of care and support
  5. Fewer people will suffer avoidable harm

The implementation guide for ‘No Health without Mental Health’ sets out a framework for implementation including a national dashboard to monitor progress. It directs specific actions across the range of organisations who have responsibilities in this area.