Co-occurring substance misuse and mental health issues

It has been developed to support an intelligence-driven approach to understanding and meeting need. It collates and analyses a wide range of publicly available data around tobacco smoking, alcohol use and drug use, including data on prevalence, risk factors, treatment demand and treatment response. The tool also features indicators around mental health prevalence and services.

Tool structure - data is presented under the headings Prevalence and Risks, Treatment Demand and Treatment Response. Within these it is grouped by local authority area.

Tool content - data is drawn from various sources and varies by time period, population and presentation of values. Care should be taken with interpretation. Detailed metadata and any caveats are set out in the Definitions section.

Data quality - indicators are included if viewed as robust, of sufficient quality, or they offer an important element that could not be otherwise gained. Each indicator has been assessed and labelled with its quality rank.

Geography: Upper tier local authorities in England

Organisation: Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID)

External link: Co-occurring substance misuse and mental health issues - OHID (