and welcome to the MHHE hub and as you might imagine, besides being very pleased you've joined us, I'm curious about how you came across the hub. We'll be picking up activity over the next few weeks including some opportunities for real time chat which I hope won't be a time zone problem for you.
Many thanks for adding yourself to the map Max. I see that you are teaching mental health on a social work programme. You may be interested in this document, which Bob Sapey and I (both based here in Lancaster) were involved in drawing together. It is intended to be an evolving document - rather than something static. Curriculum Guide: Mental Health and Distress . It is one of a series of guides, held by the College of Social Work here in the UK. The others are listed here.
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