Mental Health Survey: What's on your mind report

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Wirral created this brief summary report to give the findings of the survey they carried out to find out about young people in Wirral's understanding of mental health. 148 young people responded to the survey and the biggest mental health issues identified were: 1. Anxiety 2. Stress 3. Depression 4. Pressure from family/friends Ideas generated for what could be done to raise awareness of services included;  More publicity in schools, doctors and on television  More adverts  More posters  Awareness online on social media  More places to go The summary also mentions what might be the biggest future issues in mental health and what can be done to minimise those issues, as well as looking at awareness of specific organisations in the area delivering mental health services.

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General details

Report title 
Mental Health Survey: What's on your mind report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Wirral
Date of publication 
Friday, 16 September, 2016
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Access
Engagement
Health promotion
Information providing
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-5561

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
What type of organisation requested the work 
N/A
Primary research method used 
Survey
How was the information collected? 
Survey
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
N/A

Details of health and care services included in the report

Community services 
Community based services for people with mental health needs

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of disabilities 
Mental health
Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
148
Age group 
All people under the age of 18
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Not known
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Negative

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
No
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
Not known

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.