Reports and guides

Our reports on a range of mental health issues, such as prevention, crisis care, benefits and sport.

Access to justice

Government changes to legal aid in 2012 have disproportionately impacted people with mental health problems. Find out what we're doing about it, and read our new research.


Our guide written with the National Survivor User Network (NSUN) to help people get involved in making decisions about mental health services.

Crisis care

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


An update on Mind’s 2008 In the red research into the relationship between debt and mental health, and the experience of people with debt and mental health problems.


Where you live can have a huge impact on your mental health – everyone needs safe, stable and suitable housing to stay well. 

Multiple disadvantage

Reports covering our work supporting people facing multiple discrimination (i.e. discrimination because of their mental heath problems as well as on the ground of protected characteristics such as ethnicity, religion, sexuality or disability).

Multiple needs

As part of our work with the Making Every Adult Matter coalition, we worked closely with services and those who experience multiple needs to better understand the difficulties they face in accessing services and how to address these.

Our research

Read our research reports on a range of topics to learn more about how we are helping change the lives of people with mental health problems.


Our manifestos and asks, for both the English and Welsh Governments, as well as reports from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health.

Personal budgets

Our report looking at the opportunities and challenges for people with mental health problems in accessing and holding a personal health budget.

Personality disorders

We contributed to a consensus statement on people with complex mental health difficulties that are diagnosed with a personality disorder.

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 and prevention

Our guide providing a background to public mental health for commissioners, as well as our guides on building resilient communities and the benefits of ecotherapy.


Our report into mental health and elite sport.

Talking therapies

Our reports on talking therapies: commissioning, how provision has changed, and what needs to happen going forward.

Victim support

Our report with Victim Support reveals that people with mental health problems are more likely to be victims of crime, feel the impact of being a victim of crime more acutely and are less likely to get the support they need.

Work and benefits

Our reports into the proposed cuts to benefits for people on Employment and Support Allowance, the current state of back-to-work support, and the stigma and discrimination which people on benefits continue to face.

Mental Health A-Z

Information and advice on a huge range of mental health topics

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