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Evidence of what works

Adults :: Adult mental health [Update in progress] :: Evidence of what works

Current NiCE guidance on mental health can be found here.

The Foresight report on Mental Capital and Wellbeing[1] pulled together the best available scientific and other evidence to develop a vision for reviewing the opportunities and challenges facing the UK over the next 20 years and beyond and the implications for everyone's “mental capital” and “mental wellbeing”, together with highlighting what all agencies will need to do to meet the challenges ahead, so that everyone can realize their potential and flourish in the future. The project also outlined the actions felt to be most important, and how available resources could be better allocated.

Research reviews on prevalence, detection and interventions in parental mental health and child welfare: summary report[2] has identified a range of factors which inhibit good outcomes for parents and children where parental mental health issues are a feature of family life.


References

[1]   The Government Office for Science, London. Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing Project (2008). 2008; The Government Office for Science, London. http://www.bis.gov.uk/foresight/our-work/projects/published-projects/mental-capital-and-wellbeing/reports-and-publications .
[2]   Parker G, Beresford B, Clarke S, et al. Research reviews on prevalence, detection and interventions in parental mental health and child welfare: summary report July, 2009; Social Care Institute for Excellence. http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/guides/guide30/files/YorkReviewSummary.pdf .