mental health

This fact sheet 10 was published by the Youth Justice National Development Team at the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre (CJSW). It provides information about mental health and social justice.

Paper that outlines how public mental health and the growing ‘wellbeing’ movement can contribute to one of the key challenges for recovery: increasing opportunities for building a life beyond illness (Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, 2009a), keeping in mind the principles of respect for people’s self determination, choice, control and potential, as well as for support that does not undermine citizenship.

Presentations from Infant Mental Health conference held in March 2012 in Irvine, Ayrshire.

It includes an introduction to infant mental health for professionals working with, or on behalf of, children and families in any capacity.

Report that summarises the Infant Mental Health conference held in March 2012 in Irvine, Ayrshire.

It includes an introduction to infant mental health for professionals working with, or on behalf of, children and families in any capacity.

Guide that will be of interest to those working with infants, their parents and carers, and those engaged in educating children, young people and adults in issues around childcare and parenting.

Report on the Family Action Perinatal Support Project which was established at four sites across the UK in 2010 and evolved from the early work of Newpin. The aim of this service was to offer women experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression support from volunteer befrienders who had experienced such perinatal mental health problems. A total of 86 volunteer befrienders were recruited and trained, and the service was provided to around 189 women during the study period.

Paper that explores the links between recovery and personalisation and demonstrates how both are part of a common agenda for mental health system transformation.

Literature review carried out to collate academic literature relating to mental capacity issues and to the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

A guide to mental health for new and expectant parents. The guide was published by Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH).