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Jill Anderson coordinates the project, on a voluntary basis, from a base in Lancaster.  She is a member of CCrAMHP and the Asylum collective.

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Mental Health in Higher Education aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health and distress - across the disciplines in higher education. 

mhhe is open to educators (including service user and carer educators), practice mentors, students, practitioners, educational researchers and all with an interest in enhancing learning and teaching about mental health.

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    Launch of Mad In Asia - online platform

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 17, 2018 at 10:14 0 Comments

    Mad in Asia is an online platform whose primary mission is to contribute to changing the narrative about madness and mental distress.

    Mad in Asia hopes to showcase narratives that are contextually relevant for the Asia region that focus on the inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities as well as challenge the dominance of western biomedical psychiatry and clinical psychology. Led by persons with psychosocial disabilities from Asian countries and in collaboration with…

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    Community Open Online Courses (COOCs)

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 17, 2018 at 10:08 0 Comments

    Community Open Online Courses (COOCs) are an opportunity for people to share their passions, ideas and knowledge with each other.  What learning is created is down to you, the users.  Learning is most enjoyable when it is taught by those with enthusiasm and a desire to share what they know.  The word ‘courses’ is loosely used, there are no exams, no tests, no qualifications required.  The aim is to get people from all parts of the community to generate learning opportunities and to share…

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    The Angry Consumer - embracing difficult conversations

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 10, 2018 at 10:54 0 Comments

    This is a great new blog post by Nev Jones. 

    Download here.

    Assessment for Social Justice: perspectives and practices within higher education - new book

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 1, 2018 at 19:05 0 Comments

    Assessment for Social Justice: perspectives and practices within higher education, by Jan McArthur, looks at assessment in HE through the lenses of critical pedagogy and social justice, and offers new insights to both fields of enquiry. …

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    Trauma and Madness in Mental Health Services - new book

    Posted by Jill Anderson on June 30, 2018 at 10:30 0 Comments

    This new book, by Noël Hunter, represents a critical exploration of the mental health system as it pertains to individuals experiencing 'madness'

    trauma and madness

    Is written entirely from the perspective of people with lived experience

    Offers resources and directions for the future, as recommended by people with the experiences in consideration.

    Find out…

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    Social policy first hand An international introduction to participatory social welfare

    Posted by Jill Anderson on June 29, 2018 at 14:30 0 Comments

    Social policy is often constructed and implemented by people who have little experience of its impact as a service user, but there has been a growing interest in greater public, patient and service user involvement in social policy as both political activity and academic discipline.

    Social…

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    Mad Studies webinar series

    Posted by Jill Anderson on June 27, 2018 at 13:59 0 Comments

    This series of eight online webinars will introduce participants to mad studies, an emerging, interdisciplinary field encompassing a variety of philosophical, social, and cultural perspectives on what we consider "madness." As a discipline, mad studies seeks to challenge dominant understandings of "mental illness," rejecting the notion that the biomedical model of psychiatry is an accurate interpretation of human mental and emotional states. Mad studies offers a variety of alternative…

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    Paying people who receive benefits - coproduction and participation.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on June 27, 2018 at 13:55 0 Comments

    This At a glance briefing, from SCIE, looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for people who use services and carers to get involved in paid co-production/ participation in health and social care. 

    View the briefing.

    Independent review of the Mental Health Act: A summary of the interim report

    Posted by Jill Anderson on June 15, 2018 at 14:57 0 Comments

    This useful briefing, on the NHS Confederation website, summarises key points from the interim report for Mental Health Network members.  View the briefing.

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