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Self Harm

This report provides an examination and analysis of suicide and self-harm in Bolton. For the offical statistic a three year pool is ued by Public Health England to improve the reliability of the data. PHE publish the offical suicide rate nationally, for the North West, and for Bolton - the official rate is the directly standardised rate (DSR) for suicide and injury undetermined.

A map that shows the population estimates of hospital emergency admissions due to self harm by age standardised rate (all ages) in Bolton by ward.

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 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 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 Prevalence of self-harm 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

 

  • Bolton has a higher rate of hospital stays for self-harm than England, but is lower than average for the North West region;
  • Little change is evident in the rate locally, whilst the most deprived group continues to experience a significantly higher rate of self-harm than the population as a whole;
  • In Bolton self-harm is more common in women and in the younger age groups;
  • Bolton has a lower rate of self-harm than is average for its statistical peer group;
  • Self-harm is more common in the more deprived areas around the Town Centre.

 

Analytical report showing population level breakdowns of Greater Manchester Emergency Department, hospital trust and ambulance data on self harm related incidents during 2009.

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