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Mental Health

Mental Health Forum

We represent mental health nursing and all things mental health within the wider family of the RCN. Co-production is central to everything we do - producing resources for your professional development, as well as campaigning for better policy locally and nationally.

Public Health Forum Our Work

Our work

Discover what we're working on now and what we're planning for the future
Public health forum meet the team

Meet the team

Find out more about our committee members and the forum professional lead
Forum link nurse

Forum link nurse

Meet our expert representatives that support the forum


We welcome your views. Have your say on the latest consultations

Public Health events


Read more about upcoming mental health nursing conferences and workshops

Forum Library Subject Guide

Library subject guide

Discover key mental health nursing information resources including books, reports and journal articles.
Public Health News


The latest RCN mental health updates


Read the latest views on mental health issues
Nursing careers resource

Nursing careers resource

Read about the varying roles that you can enjoy throughout your health career

Further resources

  • Mental health clinical topic. This specialist area contains information and resources relevant to those working in the field of mental health.
  • Parity of esteem. Parity of esteem describes the need to value mental health equally to physical health. People with complex mental health needs should have the same access to health care services and support as people with physical health needs.

Join the RCN Mental Health Forum Facebook Group

RCN Facebook groups are a place where you can get involved in honest and open discussions on the issues that affect you and your field of practice.