Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing: Review of Intelligence and Evidence: Promoting resilience, prevention and early intervention in Cheshire & Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This interim report looks at what can be done to promote resilience, prevention and early intervention in the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.  The aims of the report are: to provide updated information and data of local

Alcohol’s harms to others: the harms from other people’s alcohol consumption in Wales – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Internationally, there is growing recognition of the harms that an individual’s alcohol consumption can cause to those around them (referred to as alcohol’s harms to others). Consequently, research into this issue has started to emerge highlighting the nature, extent and costs of alcohol’s

Building resilience and emotional wellbeing in children and young people: Evaluation of the Youth Connect 5 Programme across Cheshire and Merseyside – Executive Summary

This evaluation report describes the Youth Connect 5 programme and its effectiveness. The report aims to determine if the Youth Connect 5 train the trainer programme has good outcomes for children, young people and their families and to explore whether

Alcohol Insight: An exploration of the role of alcohol in the life experiences of the homeless population in Merseyside, UK – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This Alcohol Research UK funded project explored alcohol consumption patterns of the homeless population. The research aimed to provide further context and understanding to changes in consumption patterns for the homeless population in Merseyside. Co-productive research methods were adopted for

An evaluation of the Mersey Care Professional Advice Area – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

In April 2015, Mersey Care obtained funding for one year to set up an Enterprise and Employment (EE) Hub. This hub aimed to help service users on their path to employment and to help link up Mersey Care services with

Measuring and evidencing the social value of the Mersey Care People Participation Programme – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

There are cultural changes occurring in the use of volunteering, with the literature highlighting that volunteers are integral (rather than an add-on) to health and social care organisations. Since the 1990s, policy has been reflecting this growing change in the

Assessment of delirium in hospital for people with dementia: Spotlight audit 2017–2018 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

The National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas

Sexual Violence Needs Assessment For Merseyside: (Observatory Report Series No. 85) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

This sexual violence needs assessment aims to ensure that provision meets actual need and to reduce organisational barriers. The needs assessment reviews current activity in sexual violence services in Merseyside utilising data from police, third sector and health and social

Merseyside Mental Health Needs Assessment: Populations at risk of mental health problems amongst working age adults: (Observatory report series number 86) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

This mental health needs assessment uses a population approach to identify at-risk groups and areas of need in Merseyside. In the new NHS structure, commissioning will be undertaken by GP/clinical commissioning groups and local authorities, with advice and support from

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: Summary: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 91) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing needs assessment: Merseyside: (Liverpool Public Health Observatory report series number 90) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Explores the factors that contribute to positive and negative emotional health amongst children and young people. The needs assessment seeks to paint a picture of need across Merseyside, informing commissioning at two levels: commissioning services for those with common and

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

Mental Health Price and Activity Matrix (MH PAM) Template (Schedule 2B) for 2018/19 – Public Health England

This document should be used to document the price and activity specifications for all NHS England Specialised Commissioning Mental Health services.

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Suicide Prevention Training: (LPHO Report Series, number 99: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 3) – University of Liverpool Public Health Observatory

This rapid evidence review summarises the evidence on the effectiveness of suicide prevention training programmes. The review will inform the sub-regional Suicide Reduction Action Plan (SRAP), being developed by the Cheshire & Merseyside Suicide Reduction Network which is governed via

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services: (LPHO Report Series, number 102: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 5) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Although there is evidence that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest levels of mental illness across the lifespan, access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. This rapid evidence review presents the evidence of

Worklessness in the Liverpool City Region – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report, looks at ‘worklessness’ in the Liverpool City Region. This report gives an overview of the numbers of people claiming benefits for each health condition in the Liverpool City Region, and looks at interventions to support people with disabilities

Case for Change: Self-harm in children and young people – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Report on self-harm, covering children and young people aged 5-24 years in the 9 local authority areas in Cheshire and Merseyside. The report includes a review of relevant literature on self-harm, available local and national data, an overview of the

An exploration of the social value and impact of community projects delivered by Widnes Vikings Sports Foundation – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Widnes Vikings Rugby League club deliver a community programme that involves delivering  interventions to specific population groups across Widnes. As part of this, they are delivering a number of health interventions that combine elements of physical and mental health support. In this report,