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"One of today's Kindle daily deal is a book called The Hospital: How I survived the secret child experiments at Aston Hall by Barbara O'Hare."
Aug 31
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Teaching critical approaches to depression and anxiety when you are depressed and anxious
"Very interesting blog."
Apr 8
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Crazy: the film - new documentary
"I can't see how to view the film?"
Mar 28
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Critiquing personality disorder - new book
"That's an interesting book series."
Mar 27
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Working with situations of coercive control - tools for supporting people
"THUMBS UP"
Feb 15
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Coercive control - tools for supporting practice
"When I first saw the title of this blog I thought it was going to be about control of people in distress by mental health professionals!"
Feb 15
Bob Sapey updated their profile
Feb 13
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post New UN resolution on mental health and human rights.
"Thanks Jill."
Jul 5, 2016
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Open Letter about BBC Coverage of Mental Health
"I'd be interested to read Stephen Fry's reply."
Feb 21, 2016
Jill Anderson liked Bob Sapey's blog post Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes
Nov 7, 2015
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Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes

Listening to Voice Hearers, Viewing NotesListening to Voice Hearers features Kate Crawford, Bob Green and Shaun Hunt.Filmed and edited by Bob Sapey https://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34 This film features three people who have heard voices for most of their lives and still do. Kate, Bob and Shaun all work with Peter Bullimore as part of the Sheffield Hearing Voices Network and the National Paranoia Network. As part of this work they talk publicly about their…See More
Nov 7, 2015
Bob Sapey posted a status
"I've recently finished and uploaded a film to YouTube called Listening to Voice Hearers. You can view it at http://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34"
Aug 5, 2015
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"I agree that redress in England would be through the Human Rights Act and the status of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is not superior to this. But the UN convention that my blog draws on is the Convention against…"
Sep 20, 2013
julie gosling liked Bob Sapey's blog post Open Dialogue
Jul 21, 2013
julie gosling commented on Bob Sapey's blog post Open Dialogue
"In Nottingham we have been running a group Open Dialogue Notts for about 18 months - set up by survivors and family members, it also attracts psychiatrists and psychologists and is presently delivering training and awareness to various professional…"
Jul 17, 2013
A blog post by Bob Sapey was featured

Open Dialogue

What would we give for a treatment for first-episode psychosis that led to a 90% reduction in the diagnosis of schizophrenia? In Western Lapland the mental health system achieves this with Open Dialogue, not drugs.I've just finished watching Daniel Mackler's film, Open Dialogue and strongly recommend it for using in mental health teaching. Below is the blurb from the back of the video and it can be bought from wildtruth.net. From the DVD:In the far north of Finland, a stone’s throw from the…See More
Jul 17, 2013

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Garstang
Institution
Lancaster University
Discipline
Retired social work academic
Areas of interest and expertise
Voice hearing
Critical perspectives
Reason for joining the mhhehub
Been in mhhe for many years
Website:
http://bob-thegreatgiginthesky.blogspot.co.uk/

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Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes

Posted on November 7, 2015 at 17:21 0 Comments

Listening to Voice Hearers, Viewing Notes

Listening to Voice Hearers features Kate Crawford, Bob Green and Shaun Hunt.

Filmed and edited by Bob Sapey

 

https://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34

 

This film features three people who have heard voices for most of their lives and still do. Kate, Bob and Shaun all work with Peter…

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Open Dialogue

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 14:14 2 Comments

What would we give for a treatment for first-episode psychosis that led to a 90% reduction in the diagnosis of schizophrenia? In Western Lapland the mental health system achieves this with Open Dialogue, not drugs.

I've just finished watching Daniel Mackler's film, Open Dialogue and strongly recommend it for using in mental health teaching. Below is the blurb from the back of the video and it can be bought from wildtruth.net. 

From the DVD:

In…

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Voice hearing bibliography

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 11:09 0 Comments

I would like to share this annotated bibliography and some book reviews which I have produced for students to use. 

Voice%20Hearing%20Bibliography%20v1.pdf

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At 18:20 on January 28, 2013, julie gosling said…
Hey Bob - thanks for the add - I look forward to some good discussions

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Blog Posts

The Future of the Mental Health Workforce - new report.

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 19, 2017 at 9:26 0 Comments

Centre for Mental Health was commissioned by the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network to explore what the mental health workforce of the future should look like. This report presents the key findings from a review of: • The current workforce in specialist, NHS funded mental health services in England; • Current policy and its impact on the future workforce; • The views of people who work in and use mental health services, obtained through a series of consultation events and roundt able…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Mad Positive in the Academy: three short films

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

'In May 2012, the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson hosted an event entitled: Mad Positive in the Academy. This event brought engaged academics and community activists from four projects into dialogue about mad positive practices located at the intersection of mental health, formal education and social movements.

From 19 filmed interviews and roughly 7 hours of footage, we have created three short videos, or ‘web docs’ that discuss: what is means to be mad positive in the…

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Not by degrees: Improving student mental health in the UK's universities

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

How well are the UK’s universities equipped to meet the challenge posed by students’ mental health and wellbeing needs?  On the one hand, there is a growing public narrative suggesting a ‘crisis’ in students’ mental health, with frequent stories of long delays in accessing counselling, and tragic reports of student suicides. On the other, young people today are often accused of being ‘snowflakes’ unable to cope with ordinary life events. What these narratives are likely to conceal, though,…

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Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness - free e-book

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 11:00 0 Comments

Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness reveals the human side of mental illness. In this remarkable collection of interviews and essays, therapist, Madness Radio host, and schizophrenia survivor Will Hall asks, “What does it mean to be called crazy in a crazy world?”

More than 60 voices of psychiatric patients, scientists, journalists, doctors, activists, and artists create a vital new conversation about empowering the human…

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Physical health in mental illness: learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 20:47 0 Comments

'People with a mental illness are more likely to have a preventable physical condition such as cardiovascular disease, and to die earlier than the rest of the population. Nurses working in all settings can work with these people to improve their outcomes.



The Royal College of Nursing’s Mental Health forum steering group has collaborated with the charity, the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust to create this resource for nurses. Dr Sheila Hardy is a dual trained nurse who researched…

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Surviving schizophrenia - video

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 16:35 0 Comments

Elyn Saks, Debra Lampshire and Paris Williams are all world experts on mental health. They’re using their personal experiences and working in their respective fields to debunk the myths and stigma surrounding schizophrenia.

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Step Change - new framework for universities to help improve student mental health​

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 16:08 0 Comments

A new framework has been published by Universities UK.  It aims to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of students in UK higher education institutions.

Step change​  is one strand of UUK's  programme of work to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of all those who learn and work in higher education.  It aims to support university leaders to help embed good mental…

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United Nations Disability Committee review of the UNCRPD

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 26, 2017 at 13:07 0 Comments

This week the United Nations Disability Committee scrutinised the UK for the first time since it ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2009.  

Read Iris Elliott's helpful BLOG posting…

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