Policy paper

The mental health strategy for England

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Sets shared objectives to improve people's mental health and wellbeing and improve services for people with mental health problems.


This strategy sets out how the government, working with all sectors of the community and taking a life course approach, will:

  • improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population and keep people well
  • provide high-quality services that are equally accessible to all