Since launching our previous strategy in 2012 we've seen some significant changes in mental health. In just four years, public attitudes are improving, support is growing and mental health is high on the political agenda.
Because of Mind, millions more people have access to advice and support thanks to our information and services nationally and locally, in England and Wales. We're building on change, but we know there is much more to do.
Too many people still don't have the things they need and deserve to stay well. And, that's not good enough.
Our new strategy has been created in partnership with people with experience of mental health problems – people's experiences are the heart of everything we do.
We'll deliver our plan in partnership with our local Mind network. Our local Minds are experts in delivering services that recognise and respond to the needs of their community.
Between 2016 and 2021 we're building on change by working in the following ways.