Crisis care reports
Our briefing outlines our findings from a survey of over a thousand people about their experiences of leaving hospital after a mental health crisis. It also explains what NICE says should happen, and some of the good practice around England.
Restraint in mental health services
Our guides written with the National Survivor User Network (NSUN) summarise how organisations should be working to reduce restraint and how you can get involved in influencing care in your area.
- Restraint in mental health services: What the guidance says (2015)
- Restraint in mental health services: Influencing change in your area (2015)
Mental health crisis care: physical restraint in crisis
This report sets out our findings on the use and impact of physical restraint in mental health care settings in England. It calls for an end to face down restraint, and for national standards and accredited training.
Mental health crisis care: commissioning excellence for Black and minority ethnic groups
Based on our crisis care inquiry and investigations into service provision, this briefing makes recommendations to clinical commissioning groups about meeting the mental health crisis care needs of people from Black and minority ethnic groups.
Mental health crisis care: commissioning excellence
Based on our crisis care inquiry and investigations into service provision, this briefing makes recommendations to clinical commissioning groups about getting the right level and mix of crisis care to meet the needs of their communities.
Listening to experience
The report of our year-long independent inquiry sets out what we learned from people together with a vision and recommendations for achieving excellent crisis care.