Restoring something lost: The mental health impact of therapy dogs in prisons – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health evaluation findings of a pilot scheme to introduce two therapy dogs to people with histories of self-harm in three prisons in England’s North East. The pilot found that the therapy dogs had a calming influence on prisoners,

A Space to Talk: An evaluation of the WISH Centre’s services with young people who self-harm – Centre for Mental Health

How can services meet the needs of young people who self-harm? The report analyses outcome data and by enganging with users of WISH services and stakeholders, finds that the WISH Centre’s work makes a difference to young people, by combining counselling

Using the Care Review Tool for mortality reviews in Mental Health Trusts: Guidance for reviewers – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Care review tool for mortality reviews – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Investigation Into The Provision Of Mental Health Care To Patients Presenting At The Emergency Department I2017/006: Independent report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch – Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Report highlighting the variation in mental health care across emergency departments and setting out four recommendations aimed at improving patient care. Develop a sustainable funding model for 24/7 mental health support in emergency departments (ED) Standardise national guidance on the

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

Self harm and suicide: A review of evidence for prevention from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Review of evidence for prevention of Self harm and suicide from the UK focal point for violence and injury prevention, it considers evidence in terms of: Developing awareness and skills Increasing identification and referral Supporting and treating those at risk Community

Self-harm by adult men in prison: A rapid evidence assessment (REA) – Ministry of Justice

The research summary presents the findings of a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) of the international research evidence and published literature on the distinct characteristics and motivations of adult men (over the age of 18) who self-harm in prison. Further to

Self-harm among children in the North West: accident and emergency attendances 2007 / 2007-2009 / 2007/08-2009/10 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report presents information on accident and emergency attendances and emergency hospital admissions for self-harm among the population of children and young people aged 0-18 years in the North West of England. It has been produced as part of the

The Good Childhood Report 2018 – The Children’s Society

The Good Childhood Report 2018 is the seventh in a series of annual ‘state of the nation’ reports on children’s well-being in the UK, born out of a desire to fill the gap in what is known about how children feel

TIIG Greater Manchester Themed Report Violence across Greater Manchester (2011/12 to 2013/14) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the first of the themed reports for Greater Manchester’s Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) work plan 2014/15. The report presents violence-related data to inform those who plan emergency department (ED) services, and those working within public health

TIIG Greater Manchester Themed Report: Deliberate Self-Harm across Greater Manchester April 2011 to March 2014 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Deliberate self-harm is a potentially preventable public health problem and yet accounts for an estimated 170,000 hospital attendances in the UK every year. Following deliberate self-harm there is a significant and persistent risk of future suicide; half of all suicide

TIIG Merseyside and Cheshire Themed Report: Deliberate Self-Harm across Merseyside and Cheshire April 2011 to March 2014 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Deliberate self-harm is a potentially preventable public health problem and yet it is estimated that the UK has the highest rate of self-harming behaviour in Europe and accounts for 170,000 hospital attendances every year. Following deliberate self-harm there is a

TIIG Greater Manchester Themed Report: Situational Analysis of Injuries and Violence across Greater Manchester April 2012 to March 2015 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

In England, in 2012/13 there were between 18.3 and 21.7 million Emergency Department (ED) attendances. Between April 2012 and March 2015 there were over 1.2 million ED attendances across Greater Manchester and it has been suggested that, from a clinical

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

Don’t be left in the dark: children and young people’s mental health – Local Government Association

This short guide provides an overview of the challenges facing mental health and wellbeing services for children and young people. It suggests least one in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health problems, and the unreported figures

Intentional self-harm in adolescence: An analysis of data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey for England, 2014 – Public Health England

This report summarises data on self-harm informed by an analysis of data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey for England, 2014. This thematic report presents data from the most recent survey and illustrates associations between self-harm and demographics and social