Young person's mental health survey report

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Summary of report content

Healthwatch Bracknell Forest heard from students at Bracknell and Wokingham College about their mental health which they wanted to hear more about. A survey was co-designed with two students on work experience placement with Healthwatch who study Health and Social Care at the college. The survey was carried out on 5th February 2020 and 50 people responded to it.  

The survey explores the factors that affect young people’s mental health.  These include their physical appearance, how much money they have, whether people feel under pressure to have the latest and best things, how their home environment affects them, whether their physical health affects their mental health, usage of social media and whether celebrities or influencers followed on social media affects them.

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General details

Report title 
Young person's mental health survey report
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Bracknell Forest
Date of publication 
Monday, 10 August, 2020
Date evidence capture began 
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020
Date evidence capture finished 
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020
Type of report 
Report
Key themes 
Health inequalities
Lifestyle and wellbeing
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-7715

Methodology and approach

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

Details about conditions and diseases

Types of long term conditions 
Mental health condition
What type of pregnancy or maternity themes are included in the report 
N/A

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
50
Age group 
16-17 years
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
Not known
Sexual orientation 
Not known
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
No
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? 
Neutral

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
No
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
Not applicable
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.