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Guidance, resources and positive practice in the design and delivery of primary mental health care services for people with mild-moderate mental health problems.

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Buddy Buddy

Buddy is a digital tool to support psychological therapy services. Clients use text messaging to keep a daily diary of what they are doing and how they are feeling, helping to spot and reinforce positive behaviours. Read more »

Imagine Your Goals Imagine Your Goals

Imagine Your Goals is a community based football programme run by Everton FC in the Community and Mersey Care NHS Trust. It offers local people living with mental health issues an opportunity to talk about their problems and seek support in a familiar environment. Read more »

Be Me Be Me

Be Me is a service for people with emotional or psychological difficulties who want a talking treatment. Be Me is part of the NHS in Cornwall and offers free and confidential courses and therapy to people in Cornwall. Read more »

Dr Martin McShane, Director for Long Term Conditions, NHS England Parity of esteem

Writing in a recent blog post, Dr Martin McShane Director for Long Term Conditions, NHS England, asserts that the disparity in approach between people with physical and mental health problems is inequitable and unfair. 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 »