Bestselling author Johann Hari discovered that, in reality, depression and anxiety are caused largely by crucial changes in the way we are living.
Videos & Audio
Bestselling author Johann Hari explains why everything we’ve been told about depression and anxiety is wrong, and how we must drastically change our way of living if we are to thrive.
On the 75th anniversary of Beveridge’s transformative ‘five giants’ report, a panel of experts gather to review how far we’ve come, and have still to go.
Award-winning professor of neuroscience Matthew Walker visits the RSA to explain why the sleep deprivation epidemic is one of the greatest public health crises of the 21st century.
As the UK negotiates its future relationship with the European Union and the rest of the world, we face serious questions about the future of our food, farming and countryside.
How can we liberate and harness energy for change in our communities? Reflections from the Health as Social Movement project.
Many of us know what we should be doing to live healthily, yet many of us struggle to actually actively manage our health. This report asks why and what we can do about it.
This report marks a milestone in the RSA’s Whole Person Recovery programme with the final phase of its four year action and research project based in West Kent.
Articles & Blogs
17th April 2018
Luke Timmons explores the complexity of the role of early intervention and prevention in addressing long-term economic outcomes.
29th March 2018
GPs face challenges from many directions. New ways of working to upskill and embed prevention of illness are needed to address these challenges.
21st March 2018
Alzheimer’s Society has been running the Airedale Social Movement Programme, which links community groups with care homes and regularly runs activities with residents to improve their quality of life.
14th March 2018
How Ulick Tarabanov FRSA is using Crowdfunding on Spacehive to change families' attitude to play all over London.
Social Mirror is a tablet application that you can use to measure, visualise, and see the potential for change in on line and offline networks. Starting in January 2012, we developed a prototype for use by social science ...
The Mental Wellbeing and Social Inclusion programme is a longitudinal project that seeks to i) understand how community and social connections affect people’s well-being; ii) develop best practice around using local data ...
One of the greatest challenges for any society is how to care for the sick and provide health and wellbeing to its citizens. Join us as we explore what’s coming next, for all of us, in health.
- Fellow Project
Creating justice through restorative communities
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 17th April 2018
How will a basic income affect the health of individuals, families and communities? Will reducing poverty have an impact on mental health? Will enhancing income security improve family well being? How do communities change ...
Thursday 10th May 2018 at 13:00
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
Leading professor of psychiatry Edward Bullmore introduces breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain.
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 6th March 2018
County Hall, Matlock
Join us at this special event in Matlock to spark new conversations and discover ideas that have the potential to become a powerful source for a culture change in how we view good health and how communities work together ...
Thursday 22nd February 2018
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
The challenges we face today are formidable. But, argues influential global thinker Steven Pinker, our problems are solvable. What we need now is an Enlightenment recharged for the 21st century.