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The aim of this briefing is to give an overview of mental health need in Tonge with The Haulgh and any inequalities experienced by residents compared to the Bolton population as a whole. This report presents the following 5 indicators to give a picture of mental health need in Tonge with The Haulgh:

  • Self-reported anxiety and depression;
  • People with possible mental health problems (above the GHQ12 threshold);
  • Mental wellbeing;
  • Hospital admissions for mental health conditions;
  • Hospital admissions for self-harm.

The aim of this briefing is to give an overview of mental health need in Halliwell and any inequalities experienced by residents compared to the Bolton population as a whole. This report presents the following 5 indicators to give a picture of mental health need in Halliwell:

  • Self-reported anxiety and depression;
  • People with possible mental health problems (above the GHQ12 threshold);
  • Mental wellbeing;
  • Hospital admissions for mental health conditions;
  • Hospital admissions for self-harm.

The aim of this briefing is to give an overview of mental health need in Great Lever and any inequalities experienced by residents compared to the Bolton population as a whole. This report presents the following 5 indicators to give a picture of mental health need in Great Lever:

  • Self-reported anxiety and depression;
  • People with possible mental health problems (above the GHQ12 threshold);
  • Mental wellbeing;
  • Hospital admissions for mental health conditions;
  • Hospital admissions for self-harm.

The aim of this briefing is to give an overview of mental health need in Farnworth and any inequalities experienced by residents compared to the Bolton population as a whole. This report presents the following 5 indicators to give a picture of mental health need in Farnworth:

  • Self-reported anxiety and depression;
  • People with possible mental health problems (above the GHQ12 threshold);
  • Mental wellbeing;
  • Hospital admissions for mental health conditions;
  • Hospital admissions for self-harm. 

The aim of this briefing is to give an overview of mental health need in Breightmet and any inequalities experienced by residents compared to the Bolton population as a whole. This report presents the following 5 indicators to give a picture of mental health need in Breightmet:

  1. Self-reported anxiety and depression;
  2. People with possible mental health problems (above the GHQ12 threshold);
  3. Mental wellbeing;
  4. Hospital admissions for mental health conditions;
  5.  Hospital admissions for self-harm. 

This is the Depression JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Disease and Ill Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

Headlines

 

  • Self-reported depression is higher in Bolton women than Bolton men, but we see an increase for men between 2007 and 2010;
  • Data suggests that there is a significant level of undiagnosed depression in the Bolton popualtion;
  • There persists an inequality gradient across deprivation groups in Bolton with the most deprived having the highest prevalence of depression;
  • The Asian Pakistani, Other, and White Other all have very high rates of depression in Bolton;
  • In Lever Edge, Tonge Moor & Hall i'th' Wood, and Highfield & New Bury the proportion reporting depression is over 35%.

The Medicine for Managers briefings are succinct profiles of particular diseases or conditions compiled by Dr Paul Lambden for nhsmanagers.net. They provide a useful overview of the disease, with an explanation of the causes and possible treatments, as well as epidemiological information. This briefing centres on depression.

Map showing prevalence of current levels of population who have suffered nervous trouble or depression in the last 12 months within Bolton at MSOA (Middle Super Output Area) level. Taken from Bolton Health Survey 2010.

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