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Policy, guidance, resources and positive practice in identifying the needs of people living with dementia; the production and application of Joint Strategic Needs Assessments; and Joint Strategic Plans with Health and Wellbeing Boards.

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Community mental health profiles Community mental health profiles

This tool, developed by the Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Network, together a range of mental health data at Clinical Commissioning Group level and is principally intended to support local needs assessment, policy, planning, performance management, surveillance and practice. Read more »

Overlooked and forgotten Overlooked and forgotten

This report explores how well children and young people’s mental health is prioritised in the current commissioning landscape and offers support and recommendations to health and wellbeing boards on how they can prioritise and address children and young people’s mental health. Read more »

Parity of esteem Parity of esteem

This briefing paper, published by the Centre for Mental Health, provides an overview of the parity of esteem between mental and physical health. It also outlines what parity would look like with some key recommendations. Read more »

Mary's story Mary’s story

In this video we learn about how Mary has used her personal health budget for psychotherapy sessions which have improved her mental health and wellbeing, enabling her to establish a much better relationship with her family. Read more »