ASS091-2 Mental Health And Society
This assignment will take the form of a of a 2000 word report related to mental health service user and carer perspectives on living with a mental illness/disorder. The report contents must also include a critical account of mental health service users in the UK and carers/parents (where appropriate) views on services and support mechanisms involved in the process of supporting the recovery of individuals by meeting their diverse needs.
You will need to critically analyse the causes of Teenage Depression in the UK, from the service users’ perspective. You need to equally critically analyse the evidence for how the experience of, and interventions for, Teenage Depression in UK . You will be expected to use qualitative data to describe the impact of Teenage depression and how they view treatment and support services.
For the qualitative data, you should draw on primary research studies where service users and/or families/carers speak about their experiences i.e. you must use primary research studies that give ‘voice’ to Teenage Depression in UK. These are studies that look at what UK Youths have to say life is like for them living with depression and the impact Depression has on them and their life as well as what they say about the support/mental health services they receive in the UK. Finally, you must critically evaluate the services/support received by Youths. You need to say whether or not, based on the evidence, these mental health services/support in the UK are working to assist/help Youths Depression and whether all Youths with Depression have equal access to services. Here you can also draw on studies where those with mental illnesses speak about the support they receive and whether it is enough/meets their needs.
Finally, the report must include a full reference list of texts and sources cited in the main body. All referencing in the text and reference list must follow the Harvard style. To pass the assignment, there is an expectation that you will draw on a range of both academic sources including peer-reviewed primary research papers, academic books and academic journal articles and other appropriate sources. Proofread and edit your work before handing it in.
1.DISCUSS THE CAUSES OF TEENAGE DEPRESSION IN THE UK
2. Abstract or Executive Summary (on a separate page)
3. Table of contents (which includes page numbers for the different sections/subsections and should be on a new page)
4. Introduction – which must include brief summary background discussion of the report topic
5. Discussion of findings (should consist of different headed sections/subsections; subheading titles should also appear in your table of contents)