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Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health
"Interesting that international is 'US, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Canada'"
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"He has just written a great letter in the Lancet too:  http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/211/1/52.1"
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Jill Anderson commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Stress, mental wellbeing and the health, social care and education workforce
"See also Mike Bush and Martin Seager's proposalfor a body to provide support to caring professionals. "
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Jill Anderson commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Stress, mental wellbeing and the health, social care and education workforce
"See also mendeley reading list:  https://www.mendeley.com/newsfeed/#group:32155321-9d8f-34a4-9a6e-6b770d1cfee5 and Kings Fund reading list on staff engagement and…"
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The Continuing Education Course on Withdrawal from Psychiatric Drugs

This series of seven webinars will feature presentations by people with “expertise by lived experience,” psychiatrists, and other professionals. The educational purpose of the series is to present information and insights that arise:from users’ experiences and their efforts to support others who want to taper from their psychiatric medications; research on drug withdrawalthe clinical experience of psychiatrists and other professionals who have supported patients tapering from psychiatric…See More
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International Journal for Students as Partners - latest issue

The second issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available HEREThe journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is co-edited by students and staff/ faculty from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US.In Issue 2 you will find an editorial, 2 opinion pieces on emotion and partnership, 4 research articles, 3 reflective essays, 3 case studies, and a book review. Together…See More
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Jill Anderson commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Surviving schizophrenia - video
"See also Jerry Tew's recent article: A crisis of meaning: can ‘schizophrenia’ survive in the 21st century? http://mh.bmj.com/content/43/2/111"
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Social workers speak out about the state of care today - new report

The survey was aimed at social workers and other professionals who undertake care assessments. It asked a series of questions about what it is like for them doing their jobs today, particularly asking about any reductions they have had to make to people’s care provision over the last year.View reportSee More
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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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Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

Posted on October 21, 2017 at 10:39 1 Comment

'The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices, priorities and knowledge base of the Western system of mental health. With the continuing contested nature of psychiatric discourse and the work of psy-professionals, this…

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Discourses of Men's suicide notes: new book

Posted on October 20, 2017 at 19:49 0 Comments

Deaths by suicide are high: every 40 seconds, someone in the world chooses to end their life. Despite acknowledgement that suicide notes are social texts, there has been no book which analyzes suicide notes as discursive texts and no attempt at a qualitative discourse analysis of them. Discourses of Men's Suicide Notes redresses this gap in the literature.…

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Why Export Mental Health - interesting video

Posted on October 20, 2017 at 19:11 2 Comments

"When we globalize mental health, concepts of mental health, practices, and the ideology behind them, we are globalizing a particular way of being a person, a contemporary Western way of being a person."

Derek Summerfield, honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, University of London provides a critical view on global mental health. Arguing that it is irresponsible to export Western mental health concepts and methodologies that may have…

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The Continuing Education Course on Withdrawal from Psychiatric Drugs

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 9:01 0 Comments

This series of seven webinars will feature presentations by people with “expertise by lived experience,” psychiatrists, and other professionals. The educational purpose of the series is to present information and insights that arise:

  • from users’ experiences and their efforts to support others who want to taper from their psychiatric medications; research on drug withdrawal
  • the clinical experience of psychiatrists and other professionals who have supported patients…
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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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Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 21, 2017 at 10:39 1 Comment

'The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Mental Health offers the most comprehensive collection of theoretical and applied writings to date with which students, scholars, researchers and practitioners within the social and health sciences can systematically problematise the practices, priorities and knowledge base of the Western system of mental health. With the continuing contested nature of psychiatric discourse and the work of psy-professionals, this…

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Discourses of Men's suicide notes: new book

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 20, 2017 at 19:49 0 Comments

Deaths by suicide are high: every 40 seconds, someone in the world chooses to end their life. Despite acknowledgement that suicide notes are social texts, there has been no book which analyzes suicide notes as discursive texts and no attempt at a qualitative discourse analysis of them. Discourses of Men's Suicide Notes redresses this gap in the literature.…

Continue

Why Export Mental Health - interesting video

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 20, 2017 at 19:11 2 Comments

"When we globalize mental health, concepts of mental health, practices, and the ideology behind them, we are globalizing a particular way of being a person, a contemporary Western way of being a person."

Derek Summerfield, honorary senior lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, University of London provides a critical view on global mental health. Arguing that it is irresponsible to export Western mental health concepts and methodologies that may have…

Continue

The Continuing Education Course on Withdrawal from Psychiatric Drugs

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 17, 2017 at 9:01 0 Comments

This series of seven webinars will feature presentations by people with “expertise by lived experience,” psychiatrists, and other professionals. The educational purpose of the series is to present information and insights that arise:

  • from users’ experiences and their efforts to support others who want to taper from their psychiatric medications; research on drug withdrawal
  • the clinical experience of psychiatrists and other professionals who have supported patients…
Continue

Stress, mental wellbeing and the health, social care and education workforce

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2017 at 13:00 2 Comments

Recently updated resource sheet is available HERE

Please let me know if you have links to add. 

Three short films about depression.

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2017 at 8:58 0 Comments

Linda Gask is the author of The Other Side of Silence: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir of Depression - an 'amazing story of both sides of mental health – the sufferer and the professional- and just how thin that wall actually is' (Annie Watkinson).

Video producer …

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Developing a National Forum for Trainee / Qualified Psychologists with Lived Experience of Psychological Distress

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 20:30 0 Comments

Natalie Kemp is setting up this forum.  See HERE for further details. 

Graduate Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace - new report

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 13:30 0 Comments

On this World Mental Health Day - 10th of October 2017 - Student Minds have published the first ever report to uncover the wellbeing of young graduates making the transition from university into the workforce.



The report, based off a survey delivered with colleagues at King’s College London and The City Mental Health Alliance, summarises findings from a large survey of over 300 recent graduates, and considers university preparation for the…

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Not by degrees: improving student mental health in the UK's Universities

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 12:48 0 Comments

Across the UK, there is a growing appreciation that mental health matters. For individuals, it can affect their ability to learn, earn, form strong and meaningful relationships, and live long and healthy lives. For government, it can affect productivity, demand for public services and levels of expenditure on out-of-work benefits. But as awareness of the importance of maintaining positive mental health continues to grow, and stigma relating to mental illness is slowly chipped away, other…

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The Positive and Mindful University - new report

Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2017 at 12:43 0 Comments

'This report proposes a new way forward for higher education in addressing the problems of mental health among students as well as staff, and helping them achieve higher levels of fulfilment. More than 400,000 staff and 2.2 million students are engaged in higher education in the United Kingdom.

The pamphlet celebrates the diverse and remarkable work that is taking place at British universities. Much of this work is tilted towards offering support once problems have begun to manifest…

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