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S5W-05334: Anas Sarwar (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 8 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many people aged 26 and under with a mental health problem are being treated in adult services, broken down by age group.

Answered by: Maureen Watt 21 December 2016

Data on the number of people receiving treatment across Scotland and at individual NHS Health board level is available is published online on a quarterly basis by ISD and is available at: http://www.isdscotland.org/Publications/ The age range of 0 – 26 falls within both publications with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Waiting Times in NHSScotland covering people up to the age of 18, with some areas providing service up to 16 only while others offer services up to 18 years. The psychological therapies report covering the total number of people of all ages receiving treatment.