Research and analysis

Mental health and self-harm in children and young people

Trends in hospital admissions of children and young people for mental health conditions, and as a result of self-harm, by age group and local authority.


Trends in hospital admissions for mental health conditions; summary and data

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Information for national organisations and local authorities to monitor trends and variation in mental health and self-harm for children and young people of specific ages. It is published as an addition to Public Health England’s (PHE) official statistics on child and maternal health.

Further information on child and maternal health is provided in the Child and Maternal Health Profiles.

Published 8 August 2019