Title: Developing young people's involvement in mental health in primary care: towards consumer produced quality standards.
Project Timescale: From 01 April, 2002 to 01 April, 2005
(Added to website on: 24 June, 2002 : Date last updated : 20 April, 2007)
Source of Funding:
Aims: To find out from 16-25 year olds of many backgrounds why they go (or not) to primary care if they have mental health problems and to get them to develop youth friendly standards for primary care.
Research Designs Used:
Study of views/experiences
Methods Used to Collect Data:
Other (please specify): Consensus methods ( a small group of people with experience (experts) arrive at an agreed decision via a structured decision)
Research Project Description: A consumer will run the project by interviewing and running groups of young people from various ethnic groups and recruiting from them a youth expert panel to develop standards and a needs assessment tool.
Members of the public involved in the research project: We are recruiting a consumer to lead the project currently. Service User Research Enterprise are co-supervising the project.
Stages at which the public were involved:
Managing the research
Designing the research instruments
(eg questionnaires, patient information sheets)
Undertaking the research
Analysing the research
Writing about the research eg
Prioritising topic areas
Planning the research
Description of Public Involvement in Research Stages: A consumer will run the whole project co-supervised by a consumer research group.
Training and support provided for either members of the public or researchers involved in the project:
Examples of ways the public have made a difference to the research project: Young consumers trained as co- facilitators. Young consumers are going to be developing standards for primary care General Practitioners. Consumers training and assessing general practitioners surgeries.
Evaluating the impact of public involvement in the research:
Details of Publications or Reports resulting from the Research: Young Minds magazine Nov/Dec issue - News Extra
Articles planned for the future:
Action Arising from the Research Project:
Are service users or carers authors: Not Known
Was your project user controlled: Not Known
For further information on the Project, please contact:
Professor Andre Tylee
Institute of Psychiatry Primary Care Mental Health
Health Services Research Department
020 7848 0150
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