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The prevalence of autism (including Asperger's Syndrome) in school age children in Northern Ireland 2018

This annual report aims to show the prevalence rate of autism amongst the compulsory school age population. Analyses are provided by health and social care trust, gender, school year, special educational needs and multiple deprivation measure. 10.14655/11 ...

Quarterly autism statistics for NI (January- March 2018)

The published tables (updated quarterly) include the number and rate of children referred for an assessment for autism and the number and rate of children diagnosed with autism each quarter. 10.14655/11971-1175959 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) S ...

Middle-aged Men and Suicide in Ireland

O'Donnell S. and Richardson N. Men's health, Mental health, Suicide, Self harm, Psychological support Over the past ten years, the suicide rate among middle-aged men (40-59 years old) in the Republic of Ireland has been the highest of all age ba ...

Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

National Youth Mental Health Task Force Report 2017

12.12.2017 The National Youth Mental Health Task Force was established in response to an undertaking in the Programme for Partnership Government to provide national leadership in the field of youth mental health and to enhance how the public, private, vol ...

Mental illness/learning disability (MILD) census return

This is an annual count of all mental illness patients in hospital or on home leave on 17 February each year.  10.14655/11971-1152045 Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Guidance literature, DoH statistics and research, Hospital information branch (HI ...

Admissions under mental health (NI) order 1986: legal status (KH15/KH15b)

These are quarterly returns that relate to all patients admitted who were detained at admission whether or not they have been discharged subsequently. Voluntary patients are not included. 10.14655/11971-1152010 Department of Health, Social Services and Pu ...

Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

National Self-Harm Registry Ireland annual report 2016.

Although the 2016 self-harm rates show a slight increase from 2015, there seems to be a stabilisation in the rate of self-harm in recent years. It should be noted however that the 2016 self-harm rate is still 10% higher than the rate in 2007, the year bef ...

National Office for Suicide Prevention annual report 2016.

The National Office for Suicide Prevention, within the HSE Mental Health Division, continues to work to realise the vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide. Connecting for Life is the current national government strategy to reduce ...

Protect Life 2: a draft strategy for suicide prevention in the north of Ireland- Consultation Analysis Report

The Department of Health (DoH) has developed and consulted on Protect Life 2, a draft suicide prevention strategy for the north of Ireland. Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Consultation reports, Mental health and learning disabilities, Mental healt ...

The prevalence of autism (including Asperger's Syndrome) in school age children in Northern Ireland 2017

This annual report aims to show the prevalence rate of autism amongst the compulsory school age population. Analyses are provided by health and social care trust, gender, school year, special educational needs and multiple deprivation measure. Department ...

The advocacy needs of mental health service users living in the community: a pilot study.

The report examines the need for independent, one-to-one advocacy supports for people who use mental health services and who need help to make decisions or access their rights and entitlements. The study surveyed 76 people who use mental health services i ...

Activities of Irish psychiatric units and hospitals 2016.

. 10.14655/11971-1102281 Antoinette Daly, Sarah Craig Hospital Admission Summary figures from 2016 There was an equal proportion of male and female admissions. The 20–24 years age group had the highest rate of admission, at 549.4 per 100,000 of the populat ...

Evidence review to inform the parameters for a refresh of A Vision for Change.

This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). The approach ...

Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

You in mind- 'Your Experience Matters'- Sensemaker re-audit 2015

In 2012, the Public Health Agency and the Health and Social Care Board surveyed people across Northern Ireland to assess their experience of Mental Health services.  The Â'Your Experience MattersÂ' survey was based upon nine questions developed ...

Audit of the exercise by An Garda Sí­ochána of the provisions of Section 12 of the Child Care Act 1991.

In this audit, the Garda respondentsâ?T accounts of contemporary policing in Ireland highlights the increasingly diverse and demanding roles expected of members of An Garda Síochána, of which child protection is now firmly a part. Chapter 1: Introductio ...

National Self-Harm Registry. Report for January- June 2016. Interim report.

In the first six months of 2016, the Registry recorded 5,471 presentations to hospital due to self-harm. This is equivalent to the number recorded for the same period of 2015 (n=5,475). Drug overdose was the most common method of self-harm, involved in 67 ...

A programme for a partnership Government annual report 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1091038 Department of The Taoiseach Housing, Homelessness, Rural Development, Disability, Older People, Mental Wellbeing On May 6th 2016, the new Partnership Government was formed, comprising Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and Indepen ...