Following an incident in which a man with schizophrenia killed two people, this programme investigates allegations of widespread problems in community mental health services which are allowing dangerous patients to commit violent offences or harm themselves.
Discusses the case of a girl with a history of serious self-harm who had a history of unsuccessful placements. A decision was made to move her to a rural location far from emergency medical help to provide her with a therapeutic residential placement.
Document outlining the Scottish Executive's strategy and commitments for improving mental health services in Scotland.
The approach adopted is a functional one which focuses on the key elements of services which need to be in place at each stage of care so that clinicians, service users and carers can be clear about what needs to be delivered.
Briefing paper covering the issues and knowledge base around the subject of deliberate self-harm among children and young people.
This site is a key information resource for young people who self-harm, their friends and families, and for professionals working with them.
This report is a further analysis from the national survey of the mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain in 1999.
The main aim of it is to present prevalence rates of self-harm among children and adolescents aged 5-15 in England, Scotland and Wales during the first half of 1999.