Table 2

Participants ratings of whether In Hand helped with their mental well-being (n=108), ranked in order by numbers endorsing it helped ‘a lot’

Would you say In Hand has helped you…No way, n (%)Not really, n (%)Yes, a little bit, n (%)Yes, a lot, n (%)
More able to take control4 (3.7)28 (25.9)43 (39.8)33 (30.6)
Think clearly*3 (2.8)25 (23.1)51 (47.2)29 (26.9)
Feel relaxed*2 (1.9)23 (21.3)58 (53.7)25 (23.1)
Deal with problems well*5 (4.6)37 (34.3)41 (38.0)25 (23.1)
Less stressed4 (3.7)20 (18.5)60 (55.6)24 (22.2)
Make my own mind up about things*6 (5.6)34 (31.5)47 (43.5)21 (19.4)
Have a positive outlook*3 (2.8)17 (15.7)68 (63.0)20 (18.5)
Feel useful*5 (4.6)39 (36.1)49 (45.4)15 (13.9)
Ready to talk to someone else15 (13.9)38 (35.2)41 (38.0)14 (13.0)
Feel close to other people*18 (16.7)43 (29.0)29 (26.9)14 (13.0)
  • *These items are taken from the Short Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale.