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Common mental health problems: identification and pathways to care [CG123]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.4.1.10

If a person with a common mental health disorder needs social, educational or vocational support, consider: informing them about self-help groups (but not for people with PTSD), support groups and other local and national resources befriending or a rehabilitation programme for people with long-standing moderate or severe disorders educational and employment support services.

What was measured: Percentage of community mental health service users who answered 'Yes, definitely' to the question 'In the last 12 months, did NHS mental health services give you any help or advice with finding support for finding or keeping work?'
Data collection end: November 2013
26%
Number that met the criteria: 880 / 3329
Data collection end: November 2014
25%
Number that met the criteria: 846 / 3326
Area covered: England
Source: Care Quality Commission. Community mental health survey

What was measured: Percentage of community mental health service users who answered 'Yes, definitely' to the question 'Have you been given information by NHS mental health services about getting support from people who have experience of the same mental health needs as you?'
Data collection end: November 2013
23%
Number that met the criteria: 1789 / 7699
Data collection end: November 2014
24%
Number that met the criteria: 1760 / 7461
Area covered: England
Source: Care Quality Commission. Community mental health survey



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