Net Zero Mental Health Care guidance and education

The National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) and the College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI) at the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) have developed a report and educational resources on delivering greener, more sustainable and net zero mental health care.

This is to ensure that psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health nurses, and all other staff involved in delivering mental health care, have access to clear evidence, resources and support to enable them to understand and deliver greener, more sustainable and net zero mental health care. This work was supported by NHS England and Greener NHS.

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Net Zero Mental Health Care webinar series

To celebrate the launch of the Net Zero Mental Health Care guidance and support services to implement the recommendations, we hosted a series of free webinars.

Through these webinars you will learn how everyone has a part to play in reducing carbon emissions whilst also improving the quality of service provision and patient care. We provide an outline of how this can be done and showcase innovative and practical examples of how carbon has been reduced across the care pathway.

The free webinar series is now available to watch on the KnowledgeHub.


This online community is aimed at supporting mental health providers to deliver greener, more sustainable or net zero mental health care through the sharing of resources, events, training and good practice suggestions. This is to support the implementation of the above guidance.


The community is open to anyone involved in providing mental health care, from frontline mental health practitioner and GPs to senior leaders.

If you have any questions about this project, please email

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