Mental capital and wellbeing

Foresight project looking at how to improve mental capital and mental wellbeing through life.

This project considered how to achieve the best possible mental development and mental wellbeing for everyone in the UK in the future.

The aim of the project was to:

  • identify opportunities and challenges facing the UK over the next 20 years and beyond, and the implications for everyone’s mental development and mental wellbeing
  • suggest what government, individuals and businesses can do to meet the challenges ahead

The project was overseen by a high level stakeholder group. A lead expert group advised on the technical content and issues to address, and helped ensure that the highest quality science was used.

More than 80 papers and science reviews were commissioned to inform the analysis.

Final project report


Published 22 October 2008