Research & Policy

Centre for Mental Health 

Phone: 020 7827 8300 Email: 


The UK’s leading authority in mental health research. Using research to change people’s lives.

Department of Health 


The aim of the Department of Health is to help people to live better for longer. Its site provides information on health and social care policy and guidance publications and statistics.



DrugWise provides a comprehensive resource of research information, statistics and reports relating to drugs, alcohol and tobacco. policy information 


A comprehensive range of documents/reports on current government policy, including topics such as carers’ health and mental health service reform

Mental Health Foundation 

Phone: 020 7803 1100 


Improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties, through research, policy work and running awareness campaigns like Mental Health Awareness Week. 

Public Health England 


Public Health England is the national public health agency. It aims to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities. Its site provides public health research and policy publications.

Royal College of Psychiatrists 

Phone: 020 7235 2351 Email: 


The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the professional medical body responsible for oversight of psychiatrists in the UK. It provides training, conducts research and sets standards for the profession, and also provides information. For the general public on mental health issues and mental health services and treatments.