Our year in numbers

£79.2m
The Alliance’s budget for 2020/21 to provide mental health services
251,080
the estimated working age population
£315
per person per year

The Alliance’s budget for 2020/21 was  £79.2m to provide mental health services for an estimated working age population of  251,0801 which is £315 per person per year. 

1. GLA Housing-Led mid-2021 Estimate

Lambeth GP records estimate there are around 4,000 people with serious mental illness in the borough, the highest in the country and three times the national average.

Lambeth also has the fifth highest levels for diagnosed psychosis in the country, and is in the top 25% for common mental illnesses.

We saw a big rise in the use of acute in-patient beds, with an average of 88.1 beds used in 2021/22 year, up 18% from 74.5 bedsin the previous year.

7,465
Our Single Point of Access introductions is up 25% from 5,962 in the previous year.
162
Our Crisis Outreach Service introductions are down 30% from 233 the previous year.
2,082
Our Short Term Support service received 2,082 introductions in 2021/22. This is down 9% from 2,288 in the previous financial year.

Our Single Point of Access received 7,465 introductions (referrals) in the year, up 25% from 5,962 in the previous year.

Our Crisis Outreach Service received 162 introductions, down 30% from 233 the previous year.

Our Short Term Support service received 2,082 introductions in 2021/22. This is down 9% from 2,288 in the previous financial year.

Our Focused Support service received 567 introductions in the year, down 7% from 613 in the previous year. This service discharged 449 people in the year, up 25% from359 people discharged in the previous year.