This chapter explores the role of children and young people’s mental health in Hackney and the City of London. Local, national and regional data sources are presented alongside published literature and evidence to form the content of the chapter (accurate at the time of writing – December 2016). The full chapter is available for download in pdf. format from the link below:

Children and young people’s mental health (PDF document)

The content of this chapter is structured around the following topics:


Causes and risks factors

Local data and unmet need

Local data on inequalities

Comparison with other areas and over time

Evidence and good practice