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States of Change - social and public administration in a fragmented society at RSA House

October 18, 2018 from 9:30am to 5pm
The Joint University Council (JUC) was formed a hundred years ago during another time of national and international crisis. Its purpose was to shape public services so that they could meet the needs of a post-war Britain. Led by pioneering social reformers it sought to set standards for the training and education of welfare professionals and to influence key public policies. Now, as we face very different crises, whether we think of Brexit or of the weakening of public services, the questions…See More
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Assessment for Social Justice: perspectives and practices within higher education - new book

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. …See More
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Independent review of the Mental Health Act: A summary of the interim report

This useful briefing, on the NHS Confederation website, summarises key points from the interim report for Mental Health Network members.  View the briefing.See More
Jun 15
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The Colour of Madness - new anthology

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.Find out more.See More
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Jill Anderson commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Medicating me: personal impressions of psychiatric medication
"See also Asylum resources on coming off psychiatric medication: http://asylummagazine.org/resources/alternative-sources-of-support/"
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Medicating me: personal impressions of psychiatric medication

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? http://www.thisismindwick.com This film contains no…See More
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Asylum 25.2 - out now!

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 in the review of the Mental…See More
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9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health at University of York

July 22, 2019 to July 26, 2019
Held in the historic city of York, the conference will provide delegates with ideas and inspiration about shaping the future for social work in health and mental health services in their own country. Drawing upon expertise from across the world, the conference will showcase the best social work research and practice innovations to inspire and excite delegates with new ideas and creative possibilities.Social workers promote human rights and social perspectives in health and mental health.…See More
May 28

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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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Launch of Mad In Asia - online platform

Posted 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 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 on July 10, 2018 at 10:54 0 Comments

This is a great new blog post by Nev Jones. 

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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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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…

Continue

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…

Continue

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. …

Continue

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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