UK mental health policy and guidance

Government policy

The mental health strategy for England (2011)  No Health Without Mental Health: A Cross-Government Mental Health Outcomes Strategy for People of All Ages


Karen Steadman and Rosemary Thomas (2015) An Evaluation of the ‘IPS in IAPT’ Psychological Wellbeing and Work Feasibility pilot The Work Foundation

Report on the pilot of a scheme to help people with mental health problems, who are claiming Employment Support Allowance, find paid work.

NICE guidance

Depression in adults: The treatment and management of depression in adults (CG90)

Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem: Treatment and management (CG91)

Depression in children and young people: Identification and management in primary, community and secondary care (CG28)

Depression pathway

Young people

Future in mind: Promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people’s mental health
and wellbeing Department of Health, NHS England 2015