Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
This new book, by Noël Hunter, represents a critical exploration of the mental health system as it pertains to individuals experiencing 'madness'
Is written entirely from the perspective of people with lived experience
Offers resources and directions for the future, as recommended by people with the experiences in consideration.Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 30, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments
Social policy is often constructed and implemented by people who have little experience of its impact as a service user, but there has been a growing interest in greater public, patient and service user involvement in social policy as both political activity and academic discipline.
Social Policy First Hand is the first comprehensive international social policy text…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 29, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments
This series of eight online webinars will introduce participants to mad studies, an emerging, interdisciplinary field encompassing a variety of philosophical, social, and cultural perspectives on what we consider "madness." As a discipline, mad studies seeks to challenge dominant understandings of "mental illness," rejecting the notion that the biomedical model of psychiatry is an accurate interpretation of human mental and emotional states. Mad studies offers a variety of alternative…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 27, 2018 at 13:59 — No Comments
This At a glance briefing, from SCIE, looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for people who use services and carers to get involved in paid co-production/ participation in health and social care.
Added by Jill Anderson on June 27, 2018 at 13:55 — No Comments
This useful briefing, on the NHS Confederation website, summarises key points from the interim report for Mental Health Network members. View the briefing.
Added by Jill Anderson on June 15, 2018 at 14:57 — No Comments
The Colour Of Madness is an anthology led and curated by BAME people which is made up of fiction, poetry, memoirs, essays and art submitted by BAME writers, academics, mental health workers, artists and those still navigating life with mental health problems. It explores the BAME mental health experience in the UK.…
Added by Jill Anderson on June 11, 2018 at 19:35 — No Comments
Using qualitative and quantitative approaches to language-based analysis,…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on June 4, 2018 at 11:40 — No Comments
A mental health documentary exploring people's encounters with psychiatric medication. It is not giving advice. It is giving a voice. Beyond chemicals, how does the idea of medication function on our identities and upon our view of ourselves?…Continue