Mental health interventions for looked after children in England
Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
Please could you provide the following information for me if possible:
1. How many looked after children in England were referred to mental health services in each year from 2018 to 2021?
2. What percentage of children referred to mental health services in England in each year from 2018 to 2021 were (a) looked after children and (b) all other children?
3. How many looked after children in England were admitted to accident and emergency for self-harming in each year from 2018 to 2021?
4. What percentage of children admitted to accident and emergency for self-harming in England in each year from 2018 to 2021 were (a) looked after children and (b) all other children?
5. What percentage of children admitted to accident and emergency following attempting suicide in England in each year from 2018 to 2021 were (a) looked after children and (b) all other children?
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