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Jill Anderson left a comment for Stefan Brown
"Thanks for the 'like' Stefan - good to know there's someone out there!"
Jun 20
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Stefan Brown commented on Jill Anderson's blog post mhhehub update - January 2014
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Sep 12, 2013
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"Check out the new social work app by Tarsem Singh Cooner."
Jun 13, 2013
Stefan Brown commented on Bill Penson's event 'Its been a while since we chatted...'
"Yes it would be good to chat."
Oct 16, 2012
Stefan Brown is attending Bill Penson's event

Its been a while since we chatted... at online- at your PC

November 1, 2012 from 11am to 12pm
Last year we held a few online chats using the hub chat function which was really interesting and its a great way to get to know each other and connect. The theme for our next chat will be 'the academic year so far...'.See More
Oct 16, 2012
Stefan Brown is now a member of Mental Health in Higher Education Hub
Aug 15, 2011

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Royal Holloway University of London
Social Work
Job title
teaching fellow
Areas of interest and expertise
Mental health act assessments, Risk assessment, mentally disordered offenders, mental capacity, ethnicity and diversity.
Reason for joining the mhhehub
want to contribute to mental health education and learn from other.

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At 17:24 on June 20, 2017, Jill Anderson said…

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Blog Posts

What it feels like to be compulsorily detained for treatment

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 17, 2017 at 13:44 0 Comments

This is an extremely well written account and potentially useful learning resource - from the BMJ 'What your patient is thinking' series. 

Download here.

CAIPE twitter chat on service user and carer involvement in IPE

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education has scheduled a twitter chat on 24th August from 7-8pm (UK time).

The following questions will be posted during the twitter chat hour.

1.      What are your experiences of learning from patients, service users and carers in IPE?  What did you learn from them?

2.      How much power should service users have in IPE?

3.      What role, if any, do service users have to play in IPE post qualification?

4.      If…


How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

Posted by gemma chapman on August 14, 2017 at 16:20 0 Comments

How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

People often ask how the human givens (HG) approach differs from other therapeutic approaches. Indeed, we were asked by the Professional Standards Authority when the HGI register was being assessed for accreditation. This is what we told…


Nature and wellbeing - links

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 8:29 0 Comments

Following the CCrAMHP meeting in Lancaster on 11 August, we created a collection of links on nature and wellbeing.  Many of these relate to the local area but there are some more general links as well, so am posting the URL in case of interest. 

View the collection here.

Mind Our Minds - a learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

Mind Our Minds aims to make sure UK citizens are provided with mental health services that give everyone that uses them a good quality service when they need them.

They have produced some 'patient opinions' which may be of use in informing learning and teaching, and would welcome feedback.  See here: …


Surviving Work in Healthcare: helpful stuff for people on the frontline

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 10:54 0 Comments

The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with austerity cuts have increasingly put clinical best-practice into direct conflict with funding. Health targets have become politically controlled, and performance has become a cynical exercise in ticking…


A drop of sunshine

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 6, 2017 at 9:00 0 Comments

Published on 8 Oct 2014 'this film takes a controversial and contrarian view towards recovery from schizophrenia, proposing that the only treatment that can work is one where the so-called ‘patient’ is encouraged and empowered to become an equal partner in the process of healing'. Directed by Aparna Sanyal.


A useful teaching resource?  Respond in comments below if you have used it.

Creativity and Social Support in Mental Health: Service users' perspectives

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 2, 2017 at 9:43 0 Comments

This book weaves together service users' lived experiences of mental health recovery and ideas about how creative activities such as art, music, and creative reading and writing can promote it, particularly within social and community settings.

Find out more.

Two books about depression

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 28, 2017 at 22:06 0 Comments

Ordinarily well: the case for antidepressants

In Ordinarily Well, the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked with pioneers in psychopharmacology, Kramer combines moving accounts of his patients' dilemmas with an…


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