Mental health service use and local crime – how are they associated?

Garrington, C., featuring Baranyi, G., Cherrie, M., Curtis, S., Dibben, C. & Pearce, J. (2022) CeLSIUS Linking Our Lives Blog, 26 September 2022. [ONS LS]

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Living in neighbourhoods with higher crime rates is linked with a higher prevalence of mental health problems – but what is the relationship with mental health service use, especially with psychotropic medications? Also, are there any groups of people more vulnerable to the impact of crime, and how do changing crime levels help to understand this association? In this blog, Gergő Baranyi discusses new insights using data from the Scottish Longitudinal Study.

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