This is a collaborative aimed at reducing suicides in the south west region to zero by 2018. It is built on the work carried out by Ed Coffey M.D., and his team in Detroit a few years ago, and the work in the U.K. involves a large collaborative of people in the south west. Read more »
Focusing on where and how psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking are playing a role
in helping to shape the current provision of psychological services. Read more »
From the NSUN site: The report Service Users’ Experiences of Recovery under the 2008 Care Programme Approach has been available since February. It is a report from service users about the effectiveness of the Care Programme Approach in promoting recovery. The Checklist of Good Practice from service user participants is available as a separate handout.… Read more »
NSUN asked Mr Clegg why, after three years of his government’s mental health strategy, suicides, compulsory treatment orders, prescriptions and sections under the Mental Health Act were all at record levels and rising. Read more here.
Breakthrough report from UKCP reveals for the first time that the detrimental impact of mental ill-health on our quality of life is ten times worse than the impact of any other health condition. Read more »
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Peer support has been the subject of much discussion nationally, this is a report written by people with personal experience of mental health issues, after extensive research. The full report can be found here The executive summary here
This report published by Rethink explores why people with mental illness are dying needlessly and what needs to change. Read more »
This briefing paper, published by the Centre for Mental Health, examines the implications of each section of the NHS Mandate for mental health. Read more »
This briefing paper, published by The King’s Fund, sets out ten priorities for commissioners to help them to deliver a sustainable system in the face of the most challenging financial and organisational environment seen in decades. Read more »