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Democratising health: service user participation, co-production and advocacy for social justice

Special issue call for papers from International Journal of Human Rights in HealthcareGuest EditorsDr Karen Newbigging (lead)School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, UKk.v.newbigging@bham.ac.ukJune Sadd Survivor Consultant, Researcher and Trainer junesadd@hotmail.co.ukDr Tayeb Alhafez Medical Officer, Synaptic Healthcare, USAtayeb.alhafez@ghef.orgThe…See More
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Building a new community psychology of mental health: spaces, places, people and activities - new book

This book provides a much-needed account of informal community-based approaches to working with mental distress. It starts from the premise that contemporary mainstream psychiatry and psychology struggle to capture how distress results from complex embodied arrays of social experiences that are embedded within specific historical, cultural, political and economic settings. The authors challenge mainstream understandings of mental health that position a naive public in need of mental health…See More
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Teaching critical approaches to depression and anxiety when you are depressed and anxious - by Jane EM Callaghan

New blog bost by Jane EM Callaghan: "In the many years I have taught mental health, I have always wrestled with a fundamental contradiction. On the one hand, I have a political commitment to an anti-diagnostic, and anti-medicalisation stance. On the other hand, I have struggled life long with anxiety, trauma responses, and depression.This year, I came to teach my classes on anxiety and depression 9 months into my treatment with duloxetine. This has been a life saving drug for me. It has…See More
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Higher Education rising to the challenge: Balancing expectations of students, society and stakeholders at Celtic Manor Resort

December 6, 2017 to December 8, 2017
The SRHE Annual Research Conference attracts wide participation from researchers globally. It provides a stimulating international forum for papers of an empirical or scholarly nature relating to research into higher education, in the broadest sense, and from a breadth of different disciplinary perspectives. The conference is highly participative, promoting the dissemination and exchange of ideas in a variety of formats, across a range of research domains.You are invited to contribute to this…See More
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Society for Research into Higher Education conference: call for papers.

Higher Education rising to the challenge: Balancing expectations of students, society and stakeholders6-8 December 2017: Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, UKThe Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) invites research contributions to this prestigious international higher education conference.The SRHE International Research Conference attracts wide participation from researchers globally.It provides a stimulating international forum for papers of an empirical or scholarly nature relating…See More
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"Here's the info: https://crazywisefilm.com/community-screenings/ Shall we think about a CCrAMHP screening in Lancaster?"
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Location (town and country)
Lancaster
Institution
Mental Health in Higher Education
Discipline
Social Work
Job title
Senior Project Development Officer
Areas of interest and expertise
service user and carer involvement in education, social work in mental health
Reason for joining the mhhehub
Coordinator.
Website:
http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/edres/profiles/jill-anderson

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Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing: spiritual interpretations of symptoms in medical practice

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 16:15 0 Comments

As human migration brings an ever more diverse range of people, cultures and beliefs into contact, Western medical systems must adapt to cater for the different approaches it encounters towards illness, the body, gender, mental health and death.

Based upon training courses taught by the author to staff at hospitals, mental health professionals, and on degree courses, this complete resource provides an essential foundation for understanding the complex and manifold approaches to…

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Socioeconomic factors and mental health: call for contributions

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

Palgrave Communications is an open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan dedicated to publishing high quality original research across all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Article proposals…

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HEA Practice Education Special Interest Group

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 8:12 0 Comments

Practice Education plays a vital role in providing experiential and work based learning to thousands of health and social care students across the UK. With such an important role in the education of future health and social care professionals the HEA are delighted to announce this inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The aims of the group is to support those educators who are responsible for the design, co-ordination and delivery of practice based education.…

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Practice Learning: Formats, Challenges and Solutions across the disciplines - online chat

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 8:11 0 Comments

Earlier this month the HEA health and social care team hosted the inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The day was focused on the use of practice learning in the development of health and social care professionals. However during the day we exposed a number of universal issues that carry weight in determining the success of education across the disciplines.

So our #HEAchat on Wednesday 26th April 2017 8pmGMT will try to highlight the…

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Comment Wall (37 comments)

At 17:14 on August 4, 2011, Andrea Capstick said…
How about Involving service users with dementia or learning disability?
At 17:17 on August 9, 2011, Mike Bush said…

Hi Jill 

have put up my profile and added a couple of blogs. Breaking news is that MIND have asked me to coauthor their response to the national suicide prevention strategy consultation. Hope your ok

Regards

 

Mike

 

 

At 21:24 on September 15, 2011, Rich Moth said…

hi jill,

yes, we are planning to have a mh stream at the next SWAN conference in March 2012 at Liverpool Hope so will probably look to set it up from there - hope you can make it along.

I have just been offered a post there so will be based in Liverpool by then!

Hope all's good with you.

best,

rich
At 12:51 on October 28, 2011, Kate Karban said…

Hi JiIl

I seem to be sorted out with access now.

Thanks for your help.

It was good to meet you last week with Bill - I shall look forward to furture contact via the Hub.

Best wishes

Kate

 

At 19:01 on December 11, 2012, Janie Greville said…

Totally!! I'll put it in my diary now and fingers crossed - see you there :-)

At 19:32 on December 14, 2012, Dr Caryl Sibbett said…

Hi Jill, thank you for this encouraging feedback. I am still developing this concept and looking at it in a variety of disciplines and contexts. I would be keen to attend a conference in the future. Best wishes, Caryl

At 15:01 on January 3, 2013, martin gilbert said…

thanks Jill - i am very pleased to have found this site again - very useful indeed

At 20:08 on January 5, 2013, Janet Qureshi said…

Thanks Jill,here is an attachment

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At 20:38 on January 27, 2013, Peter Downes said…

Thanks Jill, that's very helpful and supportive. Think I must have dropped off the MHHE radar because of a change of email address which I didn't notify. Will catch up again at later date. Peter

At 17:24 on January 29, 2013, julie gosling said…

Jill - thank you for your kind comment - I am wholly amazed and respectful of the commitment and energy you have put into setting up and maintaining this sight - I am encouraging others to sign up

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Cultural Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing: spiritual interpretations of symptoms in medical practice

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 16:15 0 Comments

As human migration brings an ever more diverse range of people, cultures and beliefs into contact, Western medical systems must adapt to cater for the different approaches it encounters towards illness, the body, gender, mental health and death.

Based upon training courses taught by the author to staff at hospitals, mental health professionals, and on degree courses, this complete resource provides an essential foundation for understanding the complex and manifold approaches to…

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Socioeconomic factors and mental health: call for contributions

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

Palgrave Communications is an open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan dedicated to publishing high quality original research across all areas of the humanities and social sciences. Article proposals…

Continue

HEA Practice Education Special Interest Group

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 8:12 0 Comments

Practice Education plays a vital role in providing experiential and work based learning to thousands of health and social care students across the UK. With such an important role in the education of future health and social care professionals the HEA are delighted to announce this inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The aims of the group is to support those educators who are responsible for the design, co-ordination and delivery of practice based education.…

Continue

Practice Learning: Formats, Challenges and Solutions across the disciplines - online chat

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 26, 2017 at 8:11 0 Comments

Earlier this month the HEA health and social care team hosted the inaugural meeting of the Practice Education Special Interest Group. The day was focused on the use of practice learning in the development of health and social care professionals. However during the day we exposed a number of universal issues that carry weight in determining the success of education across the disciplines.

So our #HEAchat on Wednesday 26th April 2017 8pmGMT will try to highlight the…

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Why did I go Mad? - BBC Horizon programme

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 25, 2017 at 19:00 0 Comments

For hundreds of years, psychiatry has treated voices and hallucinations as an enemy - regarding them as 'insanity' or 'madness' and seeing them as something to be quashed and even frightened of. But today, new scientific and psychological insights into how the brain works are leading to a radical rethink on what such experiences are - and how they should be treated.

Horizon follows three people living with voices, hallucinations and…

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Democratising health: service user participation, co-production and advocacy for social justice

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 21, 2017 at 12:48 0 Comments

Special issue call for papers from International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare

Guest Editors

Dr Karen Newbigging (lead)

School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, UK

k.v.newbigging@bham.ac.uk



June Sadd 

Survivor Consultant, Researcher and Trainer 

junesadd@hotmail.co.uk



Dr Tayeb Alhafez 

Medical Officer, Synaptic…

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National Co-production week - 3-7 July 2017

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 13, 2017 at 22:55 0 Comments

Co-production Week will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services.

Co-production is about working in equal partnership with people using services, carers, families and citizens. Co-production offers the chance to transform social care and health provision to a model that that offers people real choice and control.…

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Re/Visioning Depression: Creative Approaches to “Feeling Bad” - Call for contributions

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 13, 2017 at 16:50 0 Comments

Re/Visioning Depression: Creative Approaches to “Feeling Bad” Edited by Robin Alex McDonald

What is depression? … An “imagined sun, bright and black at the same time?” … A “noonday demon?” … A dead fish? In literature, comics, art, and film, we witness new conceptualizations of depression come into being. Unburdened by diagnostic criteria and pharmaceutical concerns, these media employ imagery, narrative, symbolism, and metaphor to forge imaginative, exploratory, and innovative…

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Building a new community psychology of mental health: spaces, places, people and activities - new book

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 12, 2017 at 12:13 0 Comments

This book provides a much-needed account of informal community-based approaches to working with mental distress. It starts from the premise that contemporary mainstream psychiatry and psychology struggle to capture how distress results from complex embodied arrays of social experiences that are embedded within specific historical, cultural, political and economic settings. The authors challenge mainstream understandings of mental health that position a naive public in need of mental…

Continue

Teaching critical approaches to depression and anxiety when you are depressed and anxious - by Jane EM Callaghan

Posted by Jill Anderson on April 8, 2017 at 8:30 2 Comments

New blog bost by Jane EM Callaghan: 

"In the many years I have taught mental health, I have always wrestled with a fundamental contradiction. On the one hand, I have a political commitment to an anti-diagnostic, and anti-medicalisation stance. On the other hand, I have struggled life long with anxiety, trauma responses, and depression.

This year, I came to teach my classes on anxiety and depression 9 months into my treatment with duloxetine. This has been a life saving drug for…

Continue

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