This mental health professionals and other health services providers

This study
on mental health among children and young people will centre on anxiety and
depression in children and young people living Nottingham the essay will be
seeking to understand what anxiety is and in children and young people. This author
will consider the role of Nottingham city council and other health care
professionals and multi-agency in looking after children and young people
suffering depression and anxiety and what is the Nottingham city doing in other
to provide for early detection and prevention. This study will consider the
difficulties children and young people who are suffering from anxiety and depression
faces within their communities in terms of access to services and the challenges
mental health professionals and other health services providers go through in
reaching these victims of anxiety and depression within the communities.

health disorders may differs when it comes to mental well-being or prolong
mental health disorders. These could cause distress and most cases could have a
long lasting impact on individuals and family relationship as well as day to
day functioning of the individual, According to Nottingham city council is no
current data available to determine the actual numbers of children and young
people suffering anxiety and depression in Nottingham. Hence the data from the
Office of National Statistics (ONS) (2004) however (green et al, 2004) revealed
that in Britain school age children of at least 1 in 10 could be presented with
a medically identifiable  mental health disorder.
The data revealed that 6% presented a conduct disorder while 4% presented an
emotional disorder for example Anxiety and depression. the author argued that  Boys were more likely than girls to have a
mental health disorder and in particular, were more likely to suffer from
conduct or hyperkinetic disorders. Whereas the Girl child may experience more
emotional health related issues compared to the boy child. Mental health issues
are predominate among the 11-16 years compared to the 5-10 years.

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According the office for National
statistics in (2011 to 2012) revealed that 1 in 8 children age 10 to 15
presented symptoms of mental ill health the data revealed in 2017 that the boy
child is 11% more likely to have mental ill health compared to the girl at 8%. According to child and adolescent mental health
services (CAMHS) Depression and anxiety has been on a higher side by 70% per
cent for the past 25 years running there has been an increase in the number of
children and young persons presented with psychiatric problems at A&E since
2009 to 2016 according to survey for parent zone. This they said is a difficult
moment for teachers and parents. The Government new funding for child and
adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) received less than 0.6 per cent of
the total NHS budget.

Report published by
to Joint health, Well-Being Strategy for Nottingham (2013-2018) revealed a
higher percentage of children, and young persons identified in Nottingham with
mental ill heath as compared to East Midland. Mental ill health among children
and young person’s accounts for the high mortality in Nottingham city. However, the Joint health and Well-Being Strategy
for Nottingham (2013-2018) maintained that there are geographical differences
across Nottingham concerning prevalence of deaths relating to mental ill
health. Inequalities, deprivation, mental health and prisoners. In an effort to
Improving the wider determinants of health and factors affecting health and
wellbeing and health inequalities.

The Joint health and
Well-Being Strategy for Nottingham (2013-2018) adopted different strategies to
tackle Anxiety and depression in children and young persons in partnership with
joined up solutions with focus on early interventions and prevention of mental
ill health in children and young people in line with legislation, campaigns,
media work and harm minimisation. The Nottingham city Clinical
commissioning group offer support and services that help children and young
people with mental health issues get back on their feet from prevention to
hospital treatment these services is free at the point of delivery through the
GP PRACTICE they offer psychological support known as talking therapies.
Working with other multi-agency providing primary care on mental health for
children and young people such as (Wellness in mind), providing
information, advice and support for children and young people going through
anxiety and depression.

Nottingham city working with primary health and Wellbeing College
(Nottinghamshire healthcare NHS foundation trust) offer educational services
focused on support through self-management to get through depression and
anxiety. The Nottingham city in collaboration with (STEPS) offer a
community base services that promotes mental awareness and wellbeing within the
black, Asian and minority ethnic communities (BAME). (OPEN DOOR PROJECT)
working with Nottingham city council offer children and young people with
depression and anxiety recovery social activities example coping skills
courses, discussion groups, cookery classes, walking, Art, reading and
relaxation .other services are ( YOUR Voice, YOUR CHOICE) they offer
advocacy services for young people with mental ill health.

CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP and personalised interventions, cessation.
However, given help and advices on healthy lifestyles as to make healthy
choices and reduce health issues The priorities of Nottingham city include community inclusion,
Public Health promotion with Health theme, Funding and safety, such as crime
and anti-social behaviour ASB, community theme, Environmental concerns as in
cleaner and safer environment working and unemployment ratio.

According to Joint Strategic Needs
Assessment (JSNA) in order to reduce the prevalence of Anxiety and depression
in Nottingham city some strategic goals have been implemented, such as
improvement of infant health, decrease in mortality and management of long term
illnesses mental health and wellbeing, reduction in drug and alcohol related
illnesses by (2020) In conclusion, resident should be made to feel as valued
members of the community with a sense of inclusion and be treated equally by
the local authority to promote health and well-being in Nottingham city
Creating equal opportunity of employment, good access to health care, reducing
crime rate, poverty and deprivation will make residents feel valued in their

This essay will
consider the economy of Nottingham city in relation to deprivation, who are the
most deprived in term of area, gender, age and race within the city of
Nottingham it will consider disability life expectancy with statistics. The prevalence of Anxiety and depression is higher
among those living in deprived areas In Nottingham with a higher percentage of
children living in poverty than the England average.  According to Nottingham city council and the
office of National statistics 2013, Aspley ward was ranked as the most deprived
ward in Nottingham, and is said to be affected by multiple deprivation. This includes
income and income deprivation, which is affecting Children, Child poverty in
Aspley ward ranks 59.3%compared to 39.2% in the city and21.8percentage

All these issues are linked to workless
unemployed families with low income who rely on means tested benefit these poor
conditions of living affect the general health and well-being of the
population. However, Peter
Townsend(1979) defined poverty as Families and groups in the population, who
lack the means to acquire the type of nourishment, partake in social -economic
activities and have the living conditions and recourses, which are customary,
or at least widely encouraged and approved, in the societies in which they

1 JEANNE et al. (1997), argued that low
income is a key factor in child poverty. Resulting in the inability of the
parent not having enough income to meet the basic need of their family and
children such as food, clothing and quality accommodation, the author argued
that because children depend on others, they enter or avoid poverty by their family
economic situation. Knowing children cannot change family economic status until
Adulthood. These low-income family poverty influence children functionalities
on daily bases such as inadequate nutrition, more moderate learning outcomes
experienced and lower quality of schools. Due to their physical environment,
are exposed to depression and Anxiety.

Children from lower income family are likely
exposed to the dangers of domestic violence and homelessness, dangerous streets
and sometimes have less access to friends and services. Report published by
the United Nations and sustainable development Goal 1(2000).maintained that
Children from poorer families may likely experience greater incidence of health
issues through life course compared to the children from higher income families.
The United Nations says it laid a road map to end poverty before 2030 in all
its form. It also plans to ensure social protection for the poor and

This study will look at the issues around
social exclusion, education and mortality rate. Buck et al. (2015) viewed health
inequalities as any huge disparities in health among persons and diverse groups
within a geographical location, the author argued that these disparities could
exist in housing and employment, income lifestyle and access to quality and
safe healthcare and other services. Individuals who live in a dysfunctional
communities with low income and deprivation may suffer lower life expectancy
and disability-free life expectancy. Health services should be tailored cater
for the individual’s and communities needs employing the use of knowledge
targeting on prevention as well as remediate of problems and commitment to the
improvement of the overall quality of life in the society.

 The joint health and wellbeing strategy in
Nottingham city council  is to draw a
master plan to tackle and reduce health inequalities as well improve health
outcomes for individual and communities. This programme run by Nottingham city
council health and wellbeing board has a five years planned projects
(2010-2015) However it has been extended from 2015-2020. This plan and
strategic priorities has identified to achieve this goal through a partnership
with leaders from the council clinical commissioning groups, working with
multi-agency that provide health care services and acute hospital Trust as well
as the mental health and social care Trust and Nottingham city council. The
health and wellbeing board has the mandate to evaluate and understand the
future health and social care needs in line with the joint strategic Needs


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