Help Support and Advocacy Service, April 2016 - March 2017
Locality report: Plymouth
Mental Health related issues
Number of identified service-users who bring us any mental health problem: 48
Percentage of all identified service-users 52%
MH support as a proportion of all support hours
MH support hours: 288
All support hours: 366
Proportion of support hours which involve MH support: 79%
High-level mental health problems
Complexity of MH casework (all these issues are LGBT- related) MH issues only
Proportion of identified service-users who bring us between 3 and 5 different mental health issues: 44%
Proportion who bring us between 6 and 8 different MH issues: 15%
Other mental health issues from the more detailed Case-logs (n=35)
Self-esteem problems other than Internalised Phobia 19 54.3%
Social phobia / agoraphobia 6 17.1%
Grief and Loss other than bereavement / break-up 2 5.7%
Self-medication with drugs / alcohol 1 2.9%
Obsessive / compulsive behaviours / thinking 0 0.0%
Eating disorders 2 5.7%
Other food problems 1 2.9%
Sexual behaviour problems (non-crime) 0 0.0%
Other drug / alcohol issues 0 0.0%
Addiction (drugs / alcohol) 2 5.7%
Non-substance addiction issues (e.g. sex) 3 8.6%
Clinical issues: e.g. personality disorder, psychosis, bipolar, PTSD 0 0.0%
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