Mental Illness

Department of Health written question – answered on 3rd November 2015.

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Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Labour, Tooting

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and (b) black and minority ethic people were diagnosed with mental health problems in (i) the UK, (ii) London, (iii) each London borough and (iv) each health trust in London on 1 October (A) 2010, (B) 2011, (C) 2012, (D) 2013, (E) 2014 and (F) 2015.

Photo of Alistair Burt Alistair Burt The Minister of State, Department of Health

The data is not collected in the format requested.Data is not available for the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community.

The attachment ‘black and minority ethnic mental health contact’ contains the latest data available on the number of people from black and minority ethnic groups who have been in contact with mental health services in London-based providers between 2011/12 and 2014/15 and clinical commissioning groups between 2013/14 and 2014/15.

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