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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. We have members from across the world.  

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Critical Perspectives: on and beyond psychiatric diagnoses at Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

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    UCLAN One in Four film festival

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 16, 2014 at 12:30 0 Comments

    6-10 October 2014

    The One in Four Film Festival 2014 is a week-long free event featuring films which explore the effects of mental ill health upon individuals, communities and families. The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness of and stamp out the stigma associated with mental ill health. The Festival is sponsored by theSchool of Health.



    Every evening a film that explores mental health is shown at 7pm, the film is introduced by the person who has nominated the film…

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    Psychology and Psychiatry: Bridging the Gap

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 14, 2014 at 20:58 0 Comments

    Special issue of Clinical Psychology Forum. 

    Read it in full here.

    A straight-talking introduction to psychiatric diagnosis: new book

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 13, 2014 at 18:44 0 Comments

    Lucy Johnstone asks 'Do you still need your psychiatric diagnosis?' This book will help you to decide. A revolution is underway in mental health. If the authors of the diagnostic manuals are admitting that psychiatric diagnoses are not supported by evidence, then no one should be forced to accept them. If many mental health workers are openly questioning diagnosis and saying we need a different and better system, then service users and carers should be allowed to do so too. This book is…

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    Creating Alternatives to the Medical Model

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 13, 2014 at 7:00 0 Comments

    Article written by Tamasin Knight, based on her Winston Churchill Foundation trip to the US last year. 

    Read it here.

    Mad Studies Stream web page

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 12, 2014 at 13:58 0 Comments

    Set of web pages, bringing together materials from the historic mad studies stream at the Disability Studies Conference in Lancaster in September 2014.
    Visit site: http://madstudies2014.wordpress.com

    Update to MH Online Resource Map

    Posted by Sharon Rankin on September 12, 2014 at 13:37 0 Comments

    Hi all,

    Just letting you know that I have made some updates to the MH Online Resource Map so please use the latest version:

    MentalHealthOnline%20Resources.pdf

    Thanks

    Sharon

    The Glasgow Madness Solidarity Network

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 10, 2014 at 8:34 0 Comments

    The Glasgow Madness Solidarity Network: an introduction…

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    Prevention of Suicide Training: request for information on what is taught to mental health nurses.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 9, 2014 at 8:26 0 Comments

    I am running Prevention of Suicide Training in the NHS Trusts.  I am interested in know how the this is taught both from an theoretical and skills perspective within the degree curriculum.  I am particularly interested in how staff in mental health units are prepared to support service users on discharge from hospital. Anything on the development and implementation of safety plans would be of interest.  Contact Fiona Cassells: fionacassells@me.com

    Call for Papers on Mad Studies: Special issue of the Journal Intersectionalities

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 9, 2014 at 8:00 0 Comments

    The special issue Mad Studies: Intersections with Disability Studies, Social Work and ‘Mental Health’aims for an  interdisciplinary – or ‘in/disciplinary’ - collection of articles that will demonstrate the relationship and contribution of Mad Studies to other related fields of study.



    Questions that we would in particularly like to explore include, but are not limited to:

    •  How has the project of Mad Studies been taken up both in and outside of Canada in…
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    Social Approaches to Voice Hearing: A Lived Experience Perspective

    Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2014 at 10:00 0 Comments

    The traditional approach to working with voice hearers focusses upon inabilities and deficits, rather than individuals’ inherent ability to understand and cope with their voices and other experiences. This course is grounded on acceptance of lived experiences of voice hearing. Participants will be taught to employ the Maastricht Interview, an assessment tool developed by Dr Sandra Escher and Professor Marius Romme, which provides a…
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