Mental health services boosted by £150 million government funding

£150 million will be used to build 150 new facilities to support mental health urgent and emergency care services.

Department of Health and Social Care have published a press release on on funding for 150 new facilities for anyone experiencing a mental health emergency. The following will benefit from more tailored emergency care and support in the community through specialised mental health ambulances, more crisis services and improved health-based places of safety.

A £150 million investment up to April 2025 will better support people experiencing – or at risk of experiencing – mental health crises to receive care and support in more appropriate settings outside of A&E, helping to ease pressures facing the NHS.

Click here for the press release.