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Table 5 Suicide risk and use of services in the 12 months prior to Floresco intake and the 6 months between initial and follow-up interviews, for follow-up study participants who completed both interviews (n = 37)a

From: A mixed methods evaluation of an integrated adult mental health service model

  12 months prior to Floresco intake 6 months between interviews
Suicide risk: % (n)
 Suicidal ideation 67.6% (25) 32.4% (12)
 Self-harm 24.3% (9) 10.8% (4)
 Suicide attempt 29.7% (11) 8.11% (3)
 None of the above 29.7% (11) 64.9% (24)
GP service use: % (n)
 Saw a GP 100% (37) 97.3% (36)
 Median number of consultations (range) 12 (0–50) 4 (0–20)
 Median number of consultations for mental health reasons (range) 5 (0–40) 2 (0–15)
Community services useb: % (n)
 Employment or financial counselling service 35.1% (13) 4.7% (2)
 Emergency/crisis/domestic violence support service 24.3% (9) 18.6% (8)
 Alcohol or other drugs service 10.8% (4) 8.1% (3)
 Housing/homelessness support service 8.1% (3) 11.6% (5)
 Child or family support service 5.4% (2) 10.8% (4)
  1. a As information on the 6 months between interviews was not available for clients who did not complete a follow up interview (n = 6), only data on those who completed both interviews were included
  2. b Categories are not mutually exclusive