Monthly Archives: October 2013

Time to Change

Extreme OCD Camp – here Jack – from this summer’s documentary on OCD –blogs about his personal experiences of living with OCD and his thoughts on the new season of Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners.  Go here

Better services called for for adult survivors of sexual abuse

 Unity  and Hope  have  launched  a  petition  calling  for better services  for   adult   survivors  of  child  sexual  abuse. Unity   &   Hope  is  leading  an  independent   project   (completely   volunteer   led  and  nonprofiting)  on  improving  services  for   adult   survivors  and  ethnic   minorit y   survivors  of child sexual abuse  (CSA)  this  includes: incest , rape, sexual  assault  or  … Read more »

A different perspective on Employment Support Allowance

Pat’s  Petition  and  CarerWatch  have  been  looking  at   Employment   Suppor t   Allowanc e(E S A )   for   a  long  time  and  have  published  a  stat ement   which  out lines  theirconclusions.Pat’s  Petition  and  CarerWatch  think   the  groups  don’ t   reflec t   t he  spectrum  ofdisabled  people  and  therefore  the  Work   Capability   Assessment   (WCA )   is  shoehorning … Read more »

Triangle of Care – Family Recovery conference, at University of Birmingham

From the flyer: Families have long been neglected in service responses to people with mental health difficulties. However, for many people, reclaiming a ‘life worth living’ depends on having particular sorts of supportive relationships with significant others – which may not be easy given the stresses and anxieties that mental health issues can bring up for all concerned. This… Read more »