Mental Health Promotion

"Promoting Mental Health 4 Life (MH4L) is a learning resource to help individuals and organisations improve both their own mental health and the mental health of the people they serve." For Careif website please click here

Information for Practitioners

For Royal College of Psychiatrists Mental Health in Primary Care Forum click here

The Forum web pages (hosted on the RCGP site for administrative convenience) bring together resources created by the Forum and information about its work. They include a series of factsheets and clinical guides for use in primary care: 

  • suicide mitigation
  • depression in older people
  • depression in people with coronary heart disease
  • medically unexplained symptoms
  • smoking and mental health
  • monitoring of patients prescribed lithium
  • debt and mental health
  • early intervention in psychosis
  • mental health of asylum seekers in primary car   

RCGP e-learning tools in Mental Health section

  • Improving access to psychological therapies
  • Mental health in older people
  • Suicide prevention 

On-line resources for training in Perinatal Mental Health for MH staff.


Managing Dementia in Primary Care - Training Package from The Wales Mental Health in Primary Care Network (WaMH in PC) 

Rethink Mental Illness Advice and Information Service - over 100 downloadable fact sheets

NICE pathways Common mental health disorders in primary care overview - diagrams and evidence summary 

WHO paper on integrated primary mental health care 

Overview on Mental health screening and assessment tools for primary care


Getting involved

PRIMHE - the charity devoted to mental health and wellbeing in primary care and communities

My Health London