Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
Black people in the UK are more likely to be both diagnosed with a significant mental health condition and to be sectioned.
In this authored documentary, blogger and radio presenter Keith Dube, who’s motivated by a personal experience of depression, wants to find out just why the black community is facing a mental health crisis.
By spending time in a secure mental health unit, tapping into the thoughts and experiences of his…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 29, 2016 at 8:31 — No Comments
The seventh international conference on The Social Pathologies of Contemporary Civilization once again explores the nature of contemporary malaises, diseases, illnesses and syndromes in their relation to cultural pathologies of the social body. Usually these conditions –depression, anxiety, suicide & self-harm, disorders of consumption, stress-related illness, to name just a few- are interpreted clinically in terms of individualized symptoms and framed in demographic and epidemiological…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 24, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments
This resource comes out of five years working with health workers and activists under the title of Surviving Work. This involved running courses and discussion events and weekly blogging on topics ranging from how to tackle bullying at work to whether you need to marry a rich man to be a psychotherapist in the UK.
In 2015 we carried out a series of conversations with practitioners in healthcare at the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust. Our aim was to think about how psychoanalytic…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 24, 2016 at 12:56 — No Comments
The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) 2017 annual conference will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This year's conference theme is "Gateways in Higher Education: Cultures, Transitions and Transformations."
The metaphor of gateway is used widely to represent passages from one location to another, from one undertaking to another, from one way of life to another. In the realms of the theory and practice of technology, pedagogy, and…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 18, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments
Peter Bates is working in partnership with Health Education England to create a 'How To' guide on involving patients and the public in nurse education.
The project covers England and includes all four fields of nursing practice - Child, Adult, Mental Health and Learning Disability. It ranges from pre-registration to post-qualification continuous professional development. The Guide will help a range of stakeholders, including
Added by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments
The use of coercion is one of the defining issues of mental health care. Since the earliest attempts to contain and treat the mentally ill, power imbalances have been evident and a cause of controversy. There has always been a delicate balance between respecting autonomy and ensuring that those who most need treatment and support are provided with it.
Coercion in Community Mental Health Care: International Perspectives is an essential guide to the current coercive practices worldwide,…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 11, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments
Added by Jill Anderson on October 9, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments
A new scholarship has been established at OISE, University of Toronto called "The Bonnie Burstow Scholarship in Antipsychiatry"- the very first such scholarship anywhere in the world. It will be awarded yearly in perpetuity to OISE students doing theses in the area of antipsychiatry.…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 9, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments
Recovery in the Bin is a user led group for mental health survivors and supporters. Following on from their recent Guide to avoid receiving a diagnosis of personality disorder, they have now produced a similar guide for psychosis. Thanks to Michael Ashman for sharing.
Added by Jill Anderson on October 5, 2016 at 10:09 — No Comments
healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues, by sharing people's real-life experiences.
The Scrapbooks feature has been designed with learners and teachers in mind. It enables one to save relevant videos and pieces of content, gathering them together in collections or scrapbooks around particular theme. These can then be shared and videos will appear as a playlist to use…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on October 4, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments