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Mental health

Milligan, I.M. (2005) Mental health. In: Secure in the Knowledge: Perspectives on Practice in Secure Accommodation. University of Strathclyde, pp. 164-171. ISBN 190074323X

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Young people in secure care are some of the most troubled and troublesome young people in the country. This chapter provides a mental health perspective on care practice in secure settings. The key points include: a discussion of the nature of mental health, prevalence of mental health disorders, available services, stigma, and care practice.