North East Lincolnshire gets top marks for young people’s mental healthBradley King
North East Lincolnshire has received full marks for young people’s mental health care in a nationwide study.
The ‘Know Your Place’ project, run by BBC Radio One Newsbeat and BBC Visual Journalism, set out to find the best place to live in Britain for those under the age of 26.
Researchers gathered data from Britain’s local authorities, pinpointing 11 areas that are relevant to the younger population, before grading them out of ten.
NAViGO, the NHS mental health provider for North East Lincolnshire, received a perfect score of ten out of ten.
The BBC calculated the score by considering the number of times the area has hit its mental health target out of the last 12 months, having done so on all 12 occasions.
The Care Quality Commission rates NAViGO as one of just four service providers to be better than the national picture.
NAViGO also received the highest score nationally in seven areas in last year’s Community Mental Health Survey – including organising care, crisis care and overall experience.