Figure 13 shows that Hackney has lower rates of hospital admission for self-harm in young people than London and England, and is in the middle of the range of its statistical peers. Figure 14 shows that rates over time in Hackney have decreased slightly.

However, stakeholders consulted for the Mental Health Needs Assessment in 2014 reported an increase in the number of cases of self-harm, noting that many of these cases go unreported as they do not lead to hospital admission.B

No data are available on hospital admissions for self-harm in the City of London.

Figure 13: Young people hospital admissions for self-harm: rate per 100,000 population aged 10-24 (2010/11-12/13)

Figure 13: Young people hospital admissions for self-harm: rate per 100,000 population aged 10-24 (2010/11-12/13)

Hackney value statistically significantly lower than England and London.

No data available for City of London.

Data from Hospital Episode Statistics, analysis by Public Health England.

Figure 14: Young people hospital admissions for self-harm over time: rate per 100,000 population aged 10-24 (2007/08-09/10 to 2010/11-12/13)

Figure 14: Young people hospital admissions for self-harm over time: rate per 100,000 population aged 10-24 (2007/08-09/10 to 2010/11-12/13)

No data available for City of London.

Data from Hospital Episode Statistics, analysis by Public Health England.

Notes

  1. Solutions for Public Health. (2014). A Mental Health Needs Assessment for the Residents of Hackney and the City of London. http://www.hackney.gov.uk/Assets/Documents/Mental-health-needs-assessment.pdf (PDF document)
  2. Solutions for Public Health. (2014). A Mental Health Needs Assessment for the Residents of Hackney and the City of London. http://www.hackney.gov.uk/Assets/Documents/Mental-health-needs-assessment.pdf (PDF document)