A Spending Review for wellbeing

Friday, 31 July 2020

This briefing paper estimates that the economic and social cost of mental ill health in England has grown in the past decade to almost £119 billion a year.

It sets out evidence-based priorities for how the 2020 Spending Review can improve the nation’s mental health and tackle mental health inequalities. The focus is on how areas of public spending outside of NHS revenue funding (already agreed) can be used to greatest effect. More…..