Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This journal aims to provide a forum for opening intellectual curiousity and exploration via auto ethnographic enquiry. The journal casts a critical eye over the material, social, cultural and political worlds we inhabit.
This animation was commissioned to disseminate the findings from a research project carried out at Middlesex…
Yesterday, on World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018), Action for Care-Workers Wellbeing (ACW) was launched.
Facilitated by BASW, ACW is a collaborative network of professionals from the NHS and social care who represent a wide range of key UK caring professions (Nursing, General Practice, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work and Paramedics).
The group’s aim is to raise awareness of stress and burnout within the health and social care workforce, identify solutions, and propose…Continue
In September 2018, SCIE hosted a webinar to discuss the forthcoming changes to the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act. The webinar reflected on the important changes in how people's rights are protected. A panel of policy and practice experts in both pieces of legislation helped practitioners, academics and others reflect on these important changes.Continue
Deaths from heart disease have fallen by almost two thirds since the 1960s.Yet outcomes for those with mental illness, from depression and anxiety to schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, have not improved for decades. Is this because we have the wrong diagnoses? Might neuroscience provide more precise descriptions and therefore more effective treatment? Or is mental health too complex for us to understand it in mere…
Advance HE has issued a comprehensive new guide: “Religion and Belief: supporting inclusion of staff and students in higher education and colleges" to higher education institutions across the UK, and colleges in Scotland.
The guidance examines a full range of engagements with students, staff and beyond the campus in areas such as access, recruitment and civic responsibilities, providing detailed recommendations which institutions may wish to consider when…Continue
This special Welfare Rights feature was inspired by discussions with people attempting to navigate the welfare system and has been developed by co-editor Ria Dylan and Danny Taggart.
Asylum 25.3 presents a series of articles that reflect the despair, illness and worse that people have…Continue
This role will support the development and coordination of a national student mental health research network, including a Student-led Research Team, ensuring strong stakeholder engagement across the network activities.…Continue