Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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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:
Recently updated resource sheet is available HERE
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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).
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Natalie Kemp is setting up this forum. See HERE for further details.
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…
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…Continue
'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…Continue
The second issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available HERE
The 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…Continue
The Terms of Reference for the review have been published and can be read HERE. The review is due to report in Autumn 2018. Its stated aims are to 'help government create a forward-looking plan of changes to legislation and practice, resulting in an enduring legacy of mental health support.'
'Exploring Experience has been developed to create an accessible and manageable resource to support teaching and study in the field of mental health and distress. Six contributors with experiences of significant distress ("Experts by Experience", or EBE) were recruited through an open strategy, and were paid* to prepare the materials on this site. We have collated 35 videos of around ten minutes each, all recording self-edited responses to open questions…Continue