More people sectioned in South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust



More people are being sectioned under the Mental Health Act in the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, reflecting a trend seen across the country.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists said that while reasons for the rise were complex, one factor is that people are waiting too long to receive help for mental illnesses.
On 31 March this year, a snapshot was taken of people detained under the Mental Health Act in the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. On that date, around 380 were sectioned, up from 360 at the same time in 2017.
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