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Janie Greville liked Jill Anderson's blog post Diagnosing the diagnostic and statistical manual
Jun 10, 2014
Janie Greville liked Jill Anderson's blog post Psychiatry for Medical Students: need for a more holistic approach to teaching.
Jun 10, 2014
Janie Greville commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"spot on alex = I sense that you are au fait with my sensitive predicament: if truth be known, unless I feel confident that my experience is generic not unique or extraordinary then I'm loathe to take action.... ;-)"
Sep 22, 2013
Janie Greville commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"Alex, I would agree with everything you say (though this doesn't also mean that I consider the laws pertaining to compulsory treatment are acceptabtable). I notice the point about there being room for occasional errors of judgement - where, for…"
Sep 22, 2013
Janie Greville commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"Thanks for that Alex - I'm starting to think that you might be one of those info ocd squirrels - a much needed animal in this sphere (or indeed all?).  I take your point - it's not, then a blog entry of info to open a floodgate of…"
Sep 18, 2013
Janie Greville commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"Bob - right now I would like to meet you, buy you a drink and give you a huge hug. Thank you x infinity for this exponentially empowering information and for providing the resources from which you have drawn it and have so clearly and engagingly…"
Aug 21, 2013
Janie Greville commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Strictly Bipolar: New book
"And of course, by diagnosing and treating people, who often are traumatised subjects, and very troubled people in need of understanding and sensitive treatment, the actual problems go back underground so that mood stabilisers produce a half life for…"
May 8, 2013
Janie Greville liked Jill Anderson's blog post Strictly Bipolar: New book
May 8, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janie Greville
"well Janie - I have to say I found this image  - along with many wonders - on the internet (strange! - I was a 'digital virgin' until I hit my sixties and now I'm net-mad) - thanks so much for your great profile to Making Waves -…"
Jan 16, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janie Greville
"well Janie - I have to say I found this image  - along with many wonders - on the internet (strange! - I was a 'digital virgin' until I hit my sixties and now I'm net-mad) - thanks so much for your great profile to Making Waves -…"
Jan 16, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janie Greville
"Hi Janie - greetings from Nottingham where I am involved with similar issues to yourself - great to meet you on this site - best wishes Julie <3"
Jan 14, 2013
Janie Greville left a comment for Bill Penson
"Hi Bill, Thanks for your welcome message, makes a real difference - as in, it makes membership active and warming which I really appreciate. I've been in the email loop via Jill for about three years now and only realised I wasn't a member…"
Dec 9, 2012
Bill Penson left a comment for Janie Greville
"Hello Janie, Welcome to the MHHE hub! Feel free to explore and post- you may have seen on our last update sent yesterday that we have a chat session coming up in the near future.  There is a blog facility and options for posting events, and a…"
Dec 9, 2012

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
West Midlands, UK
Institution
University of Birmingham; MissionMiraculus
Discipline
Mental Health Awareness, Expert by Experience Perspectives
Job title
Service User Consultant & Presenter
Areas of interest and expertise
Mental Health Inpatient Care; Autonomy and Patient Status; Bipolar Disorder
Website:
www.talkheals.wordpress.com

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 11:41 on December 9, 2012, Bill Penson said…

Hello Janie,

Welcome to the MHHE hub! Feel free to explore and post- you may have seen on our last update sent yesterday that we have a chat session coming up in the near future.  There is a blog facility and options for posting events, and a book club.

Best

Bill

At 17:26 on December 11, 2012, Jill Anderson said…

Hi Janie.  Will do my best to remind you about the chat the day before (though please forgive me if I don't!). Jill

At 23:14 on January 14, 2013, julie gosling said…
Hi Janie - greetings from Nottingham where I am involved with similar issues to yourself - great to meet you on this site - best wishes Julie <3
At 15:08 on January 16, 2013, julie gosling said…

well Janie - I have to say I found this image  - along with many wonders - on the internet (strange! - I was a 'digital virgin' until I hit my sixties and now I'm net-mad) - thanks so much for your great profile to Making Waves - I think we have lots in common and I look forward to lively discussions, sharing and support - here on MHHE and in the real world too - thanks for the friends add  and for your appreciation - Julie xxx

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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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