Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This useful briefing, on the NHS Confederation website, summarises key points from the interim report for Mental Health Network members. View the briefing.
The Colour Of Madness is an anthology led and curated by BAME people which is made up of fiction, poetry, memoirs, essays and art submitted by BAME writers, academics, mental health workers, artists and those still navigating life with mental health problems. It explores the BAME mental health experience in the UK.…
Using qualitative and quantitative approaches to language-based analysis,…Continue
A mental health documentary exploring people's encounters with psychiatric medication. It is not giving advice. It is giving a voice. Beyond chemicals, how does the idea of medication function on our identities and upon our view of ourselves?…Continue
At the BSA conference in Newcastle last month, the BSA Sociologists outside Academia (SoA) group launched its model curriculum in applied sociology. This will now be offered free to UK sociology departments, to use within their undergraduate programmes. It can be downloaded from the curriculum website.
The curriculum is a key element in SoA’s…Continue
The 6th International Authenticity to Action Conference will take place on 5-6 March 2019 at the Grange Hotel, Grange-over-Sands on the theme of: 'Inspiring partnerships in co-producing professional education and practice development'.
This exciting two-day conference will celebrate the involvement of patients, service users and carers in Health, Social…Continue
The latest issue of Asylum magazine is now out. It opens with an article by @validconsent which underlines the profound challenges involved in the notion of ‘democratic psychiatry’. How does one provide a safe space for challenging and diverse opinions to be expressed: at a conference; on a psychiatric ward; on social media; or in the pages of amagazine? Those questions go to the very heart of Asylum’s collective struggle. They are crucial for those involved…Continue
This free course, Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings, looks at the use of mindfulness in counselling and forensic settings. You will start by learning a bit more about the concept of mindfulness and how it can be understood and applied. You will then consider the different ways in which mindfulness can be integrated into therapy sessions, and what the benefits of these might be. After this, you will explore some of the specific ways in which…Continue