November 2013 Blog Posts (29)

Create Hope By Spreading Stigma

Create Hope By Spreading Stigma?

http://prideinmadness.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/create-hope-by-spreading-stigma/

Great post from Kirsten Bellows - Canadian E by E

Any thoughts on this campaign?

Added by julie gosling on November 30, 2013 at 20:16 — No Comments

Online tools - for use in teaching and learning

I've been collating a LIST of these.  

Is this helpful? ('like' the post if so)

Which do you make use of? What others should be added?

Added by Jill Anderson on November 29, 2013 at 17:46 — No Comments

International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery (INTAR) - Call for contributions

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS 31st DECEMBER!

Please read below for more details, and submit your idea in no more than 250 words by email to:

INTAR@liverpoolmentalhealth.org

or by post to: The Liverpool Mental Health Consortium, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH

The International Network Toward Alternatives and Recovery (INTAR) in partnership with the Liverpool Clinical…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 29, 2013 at 17:31 — No Comments

Navigating the Space Between Brilliance and Madness: a reader and roadmap of biploar worlds

This book emerged out of our community-based website, www.theicarusproject.net, which has been helping a brilliant and disparate group of folks talk about “bipolar disorder” and related madness in ways that make sense to us, the people struggling with our own mental health, and help us live better lives rather than backing us into corners. This collection of writing, now in its tenth printing, began as a way of bringing these conversations onto…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 29, 2013 at 11:36 — No Comments

Learning about Person-Centered Practice: Getting to know you

Getting to Know You: 

This resource will help a learner to understand what 'person-centred practice' is by completing a one-page profile about themself.

On their profile they can record how they'd like people to help them, if and when they need care and support. They will then be able to help the people they support to create their own one-page profiles.…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 29, 2013 at 11:15 — No Comments

The Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project

The Dementia Engagement & Empowerment Project (DEEP) aims to explore, support, promote and celebrate groups and projects led by or actively involving people with dementia across the UK that were influencing services and policies affecting the lives of people with dementia.



The first phase of DEEP was a one year project that finished in 2012 but a new, three year phase began in 2013. This will help build the capacity of existing groups, support the emergence of new groups and…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 28, 2013 at 14:22 — No Comments

Calls for Papers - Sheffield 2014

The Future of Social Relations: Rethinking Prejudice and Togetherness in Times of Crisis, 

21-23rd May 2014, Cutler’s Hall, Sheffield, UK

http://livedifference.group.shef.ac.uk/?p=696

5th International Conference: Theorising normalcy and the…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 27, 2013 at 10:03 — No Comments

mhhehub chats - two coming up!

Join us on Tuesday 3 December from 4-5pm (GMT) for a chat about mental health learning and teaching - share what you are doing, issues you have been grappling with this term, resources you are finding helpful - or ask for advice and suggestions.

Join us on Tuesday 10 December between 1-2pm (GMT) for a chat about research you are involved with.  If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, let us know about your…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 26, 2013 at 15:19 — No Comments

Mindfulness in Higher Education

I am collecting links on mindfulness in higher education here.  If you know of resources to add, please let me know (and/or I can add you as a collaborator on bundlr, where the links are located).  If you haven't come across bundlr it is a great resource for collating links for use in teaching/learning. 

Several hub members have an interest in minfulness.…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 26, 2013 at 13:11 — No Comments

Your Pain Is The Breaking Of The Shell

'... your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding ... '. Khalil Gibran



Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being

Feeling sad, mad, critical or otherwise awful? Surprise: negative emotions are essential for mental health



http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=negative-emotions-key-well-being



By Tori Rodriguez



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Added by julie gosling on November 26, 2013 at 11:00 — 2 Comments

Knowledge transer in social care and social work: PSSRU reports

Two discussion papers have been published by the Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics, and the Social Care Institute for Excellence, which focus on knowledge transfer in social care.

1.  Evidence-informed policy making: Exploring the concept of knowledge transfer in social care(Discussion paper 2862, Matosevic et al 2013), reports on an exploratory study which examined the…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 25, 2013 at 14:57 — No Comments

Lived Experience Research Network: Issue Briefs



The Lived Experience Research Network produces issue briefs in three categories that highlight issues of importance in the behavioral health and disabilities fields:

  • Research Briefs: These briefs synthesize the research evidence on a particular issue.
  • Advocacy Briefs: These briefs summarize an issue for advocacy or action, for which more research may be needed.
  • First Person Accounts: These briefs describe the writer's lived experience in the behavioral…
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Added by Jill Anderson on November 22, 2013 at 15:56 — No Comments

Improving the Quality and Safety of Healthcare: Call for abstracts

Improving the quality and safety of healthcare is a global priority. The 22nd Sociology of Health & Illness Monograph will bring together empirical, theoretical and methodological contributions to progress a distinctive sociological understanding of this rapidly developing field. The intention is to showcase papers that apply sociological conceptualisations and critiques to quality and safety across diverse international contexts, expand orthodox thinking and…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 21, 2013 at 13:28 — No Comments

Co-production in mental health: a literature review.

In spring 2013, nef was commissioned by Mind to review the literature on how coproduction is being used in mental health settings. This report sets out the findings of that review, showing what evidence there is of the impact of co-production on mental health support, and which aspects of co-production are being developed in the sector.…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 23:05 — No Comments

MRC Seminar: Looking After Ourselves

I would like to bring to your attention this important Seminar on Looking After Ourselves that I am jointly running with Dr Martin Webber of York University on the 12th of December  to your attention see link below…
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Added by Mike Bush on November 20, 2013 at 18:45 — 1 Comment

584 and counting. . .

There are now 584 members on the mhhehub.  Please pass the word around to those you work and study with and help us make it to 600!

Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 18:41 — No Comments

Brookes ejournal of learning and teaching

The Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching aims to promote, enhance and disseminate research, good practice, development and innovation in all aspects of learning, teaching and assessment in higher education.

Read it here.

Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 18:28 — No Comments

Are you on the map?

If you are not on the mhhehub member map, please scroll down and add yourself. 

Did you know that you can link straight from the map to members' profile pages? Give it a try.

Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 18:25 — No Comments

Educating Health Professionals about Disability: A Review of Interventions

Article by Tom Shakespeare in the latest edition of the Journal of Health and Social Care Education.  

Download here.

Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 18:24 — No Comments

Mental Health Nurse Doctoral Students Network

At the Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research in Warwick this year ten Mental Health Nurse Doctoral Students came forward and agreed that a network was a good idea. This network can work in a number of ways:

  • Meeting up for occasional face to face discussions
  • Using an email group to contact like-minded people
  • And using this blog

You may have questions, tips to share, events and books to recommend, the possibilities are wide.…

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Added by Jill Anderson on November 20, 2013 at 13:53 — No Comments

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A New Vision for Mental Health

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 20, 2017 at 19:30 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what mental healthcare would look like if, knowing what we know today, it could be redesigned from scratch?

A New Vision for Mental Health aims to both explore and suggest various answers to this question. It also aims to challenge each of the mental health professions to engage constructively with the wider…

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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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