Health Select Committee urges action on suicide prevention

When someone takes their own life, the consequences – for that person, their family and their loved ones – are deep and permanent. Suicide can be prevented, and we have a responsibility to do everything possible to ensure that people receive the support they need at times of distress or crisis. In an interim report […]

MEAM welcomes Select Committee report into homelessness – now government must act

Today the House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee has called on all parts of government to commit to a common approach to ending homelessness, and ensure that people with multiple and complex needs receive the support they need. Publishing a report on its inquiry into homelessness, the Committee made specific recommendations for government, […]

Parliament hears calls for a national strategy on multiple needs

This week, MEAM has called for cross-government action on multiple needs in Parliament. On Monday, we gave evidence to an inquiry into homelessness led by the Communities and Local Government Select Committee. We are delighted that the Committee recognises the importance of tackling multiple needs and that they committed a whole session to exploring these […]