Position Statements are approved by the College’s Policy and Public Affairs Committee and are concise statements of College policy.
These statements are available to download in PDF format (free of charge).
Social prescribing provides an important treatment option for clinicians to offer as part of supporting people with mental health disorders. This Position Statement sets out the case for its value as well as providing practical advice on what is needed to make sure that its impact is maximised to the fullest. This includes emphasising the importance of a range of social prescribing services being available in all localities for those who would benefit from it.