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Statistics about mental health, learning disabilities and autism services

This page provides links to NHS Digital publications on secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services.

From 2016/17 the Mental Health Services Dataset (MHSDS) - supplemented by the Annual uses of the Mental Health Act 1983 in English acute trusts (MHA Acute) collection - became the official source of statistics on the use of the Mental Health Act 1983 in healthcare settings.

Mental Health Act Statistics, Annual Figures: from 2016-17 onwards

Mental Health Act Statistics, Annual Figures: prior to 2016-17

Statistics about services commissioned as part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme can be found separately at:

Reports from IAPT

Statistics about learning disability services sourced from the Assuring Transformation collection can be found at:

Reports from Assuring Transformation Collection

Further information

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    Submit data to the Mental Health Services Data Set

    All providers of specialist secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorder services should submit to the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS). This page explains how.

Last edited: 22 October 2020 12:34 pm