MQ: Transforming Mental Health

Around the world mental health research and treatment have simply not been a priority. Yet the burden is huge. Current investment does not reflect this incredible cost to society. MQ is here to change that.

MQ: Transforming Mental Health is a new charity with big ambitions. We believe that research will ultimately improve quality of life for the billions of people and families affected by mental illness. We aim to raise money and fund exceptional research to close this gap. Read more about our vision.

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£1 million funding call opens to tackle big challenges in mental health

News   |   2016/04/01   |   We’re funding up to £1 million of new research, to support the best and brightest scientists in tackling mental illness. This funding comes from our Fellows Award, and will be focused on exploring new ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness.   |   More »

Harnessing the potential of mental health data science

News   |   2016/03/07   |   The evolution of mental health data science opens up unprecedented opportunities to improve services and transform lives. But how do we best harness it’s potential? We’re bringing together experts to start answering this question, and map a path forward together.   |   More »

NHS taskforce provides blue-print for transforming mental health services

News   |   2016/02/15   |   An NHS taskforce has brought together health and care leaders, people using services and experts in the field, to develop a 5 year blue-print for mental health services.   |   More »

Preventing depression rated the top priority for future research

News   |   2016/01/20   |   Results from the Depression: Asking the Right Questions project reveal that preventing depression is the highest research priority for patients   |   More »

MQ opens funding call for research to make psychological therapies more effective for more people

News   |   2015/12/18   |   Today, we’re pleased to announce the opening of the 2015/16 call for applications to our PSYIMPACT programme. We’re providing up to £1 million to support innovative research to improve the evidence base of preventative psychological therapies – making them more effective for more people.   |   More »

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