Community learning mental health research project: Phase two evaluation report – Department for Education

Report on a project to understand how adult and community learning courses can help people manage and recover from mild to moderate mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.

A Review of Self-inflicted Deaths in Prison Custody in 2016 – Ministry of Justice

This report presents the findings of a review of the self-inflicted deaths in prison custody in 2016, with a particular focus on the way in which mental health concerns were identified, assessed and managed, to see whether a pattern of

Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes

Improving children and young people’s mental health services – National Audit Office

This report forms part of The National Audit Office’s wider programme of work on mental health, following their 2016 report Mental health services: preparations for access and our 2017 report Mental health in prisons. It examines whether the government is on track to meet

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Needs Assessment with Homeless Drug & Alcohol Users in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The primary aim of this needs assessment was to gather information on the service users demographic profile, drug use and health profile and most importantly their health and social needs both within the context of their substance use and from

An exploration of the issues experienced by, and needs of, young people who are homeless or vulnerably housed in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This study explored the issues, and needs, of young people (aged under 25 years old) who were homeless, vulnerably housed or exiting care in Liverpool. Issues relating to accommodation, drug and alcohol use, the influence of peers and support from

Evaluation of The Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Rapid Access Homeless Outreach Service is a low threshold service commissioned to engage ‘hard to reach’ substance users in treatment, principally aimed at homeless drug and alcohol users. This report evaluated the effectiveness of the open access service at

Access to children and young people’s mental health services: 2018 – Education Policy Institute

Report from the the Education Policy Institute considering the  state of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in England.  It finds: Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services have risen significantly in recent years. Some areas have lost early intervention services

NDTMS Themed Report Parental Status, 2007/08 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

According to the Hidden Harm report, there are estimated to be 250,000-350,000 children of problem drug users in the UK (ACMD, 2003). Only 37% of fathers and 64% of mothers with a drug problem still have their children living with

Addressing the needs of children of substance using parents: an evaluation of Families First’s Intensive Intervention: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

In response to Hidden Harm (ACMD, 2003), the government outlined its commitment to fund research identifying what types of services and interventions work with children of problem drug and alcohol users and their families (DfES, 2005). This evaluation of Families

National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS-funded Nursing Care: October 2018 (Revised) – Department of Health and Social Care

NHS continuing healthcare is an ongoing package of health and social care that is arranged and funded solely by the NHS where an individual is found to have a primary health need. Such care is provided to an individual aged 18

Young people’s secure care: Professionals’ and parents’ views of its purpose, placements and practice – NHS England

Provides evidence about the present and future care needs of children and young people placed in secure settings.    

Census of young people in secure settings on 14 September 2016: characteristics, needs and pathways of care – NHS England

Provides evidence about the present and future care needs of children and young people placed in secure settings.  

Evaluation of the the Independence Initiative 1-2-1 Detox programme pilot – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The 1-2-1 Detox is a detoxification programme provided on a supported one-to-one basis where clients undertake opiate detoxification with 24 hour support and supervision. This report evaluated the effectiveness of 1-2-1 Detox as an alternative to conventional models of detoxification

Health and Lifestyles in the North West – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West regional lifestyle survey – the largest ever survey in the region – took place between June and December 2007. The region’s residents were asked about their general health, height and weight, diet and nutrition, physical activity, alcohol

Using geodemographics to segment the market for hazardous and harmful drinkers in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Social marketing is an insight driven process that seeks to first understand the lives of those whose behaviour it is seeking to change. It uses a systematic approach to understand the rich mixture of the population who may have different

Evaluation of Phase Two of the Liverpool Peer to Peer Project: May 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

It has been demonstrated that injecting drug users are initiated into injecting by their peers and that promoting health initiatives to socially marginalised groups demands creative approaches. Peer led approaches are both innovative and creative in their philosophy and practice

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes