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Mental health reports

Our reports on a range of mental health issues, like talking therapies, crisis care, benefits and sport.


Everyone has the right to good housing. This report outlines the relationship between where you live and your mental health.

Multiple needs

In these reports, we worked with people with multiple needs to understand the difficulties they face in accessing services.

Multiple disadvantage

These reports cover our work supporting people facing multiple discrimination.

Work and benefits

Read our reports into cuts to Employment and Support Allowance, back-to-work support, and the stigma which people on benefits face.

Personal budgets

This report looks at the opportunities and challenges for people with mental health problems in accessing a personal health budget.


Read our report into the relationship between debt and mental health, and the experience of people with debt and mental health problems.

Crisis care

Our guides written with the National Survivor User Network (NSUN), report on restraint in mental health services, and an independent inquiry into acute and crisis mental healthcare.

Primary care

Our reports on improving mental health support within primary care show what needs to happen so that quality frontline support is available across the country, wherever you live.

Public mental health

Read our guide to public mental health for commissioners, and check out our guides on building resilient communities and the benefits of ecotherapy.

Accessing talking therapies

Our reports on talking therapies cover commissioning therapy services, how provision has changed, and what needs to happen to improve NHS talking therapy provision.

Commissioning services

Read our guide, written with the National Survivor User Network (NSUN), about helping people to get involved in making decisions about mental health services.

Coronavirus reports

Take a look at our reports which explore the impact that coronavirus has had on our mental health and shares recommendations for how we protect everyone's mental health going forward. 

The Big Mental Health Survey

This research helped us understand people's experiences of mental health support from primary care and the voluntary sector.

Lived experience research

Mind partnered with YoungMinds and YouGov to hear from people with mental health problems about their experience of mental health services.

Men's mental health

Our report draws on surveys and focus groups to look at how men's mental health and help-seeking behaviours have changed over the past 10 years. 

Victim support

This report outlines how people with mental health problems are more likely to be victims of crime, and less likely to get the support they need.

Access to justice

Our report on access to justice outlines how people with mental health problems are being disproportionately impacted by cuts to legal aid. 


Read our manifestos for the English and Welsh governments. And see our reports from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health.


Our report into mental health and elite sport outlines how attitudes towards mental health have changed, thanks to work in the sports sector.

Physical long-term conditions

Read our reports about improving the emotional health of people living with long-term conditions like diabetes and arthritis.

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