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Acute Non-acute 2002 510 2,052 2003 936 6,427 2004 833 6,102 2005 689 5,937 2006 525 6,440 Source: Youth Justice Board.
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A combined screening and assessment method for mental health, physical health and substance misuse of young people in the young peoples estate is currently in development and planning for the implementation stage is under way. This project is supported by a cross- departmental working group of National Treatment Agency, Youth Justice Board, Prison Health and Prison Service Women and Young People Group.
A new framework “Promoting Mental Health for Children held in Secure Settings: A Framework for Commissioning Services”, developed in partnership by the Department of Health, Home Office, Youth Justice Board and Department for Education and Skills, will be launched this month and will set out best practice guidelines for commissioning services for children in secure settings.