The Route to Employment: the role of mental health recovery colleges

A recent report from CentreForum has demonstrated the pressing need to deal with unemployment among people with mental health problems. The report, which you can read here, demonstrates how people with mental problems are largely excluded from the UK labour market. For example, 63.7% of people with a ‘common’ disorder such as depression or anxiety are out of work. Recovery colleges are non-residential [Read more]

£236m London Growth Deal will fund disability and mental health employment pilots, and trial localised commissioning

In early July the government announced that London will receive £236m of ‘Growth Deal’ via the London Enterprise Panel to train young people and help to create new jobs and homes in the region. The money will fund activity set out in the LEP’s Growth Deal  for London proposal from March 2014 (available here): A [Read more]