Annual report findings for England, Wales, and Scotland, for suicide and homicide. The report covers deaths by suicide for the period January 1997 to December 2008; people convicted of homicide, presented by year of conviction between January 1997 and December 2007; and sudden unexplained death (SUD) in psychiatric in-patients for the period March 1999 to December 2007 (England and Wales only).
This toolkit brings together guidance, best practice examples, case studies, resources and literature to help tackle the stigma associated with children’s and young people’s mental health. Toolkit published by National CAMHS support service in 2010.
Recovery films and video clips from the Scottish Recovery Network. In February 2011 SRN hosted their sixth national conference, the National Gathering. The aim of the conference was to provide an opportunity for Network members to come together to share information and consider next steps for the promotion and support of recovery in Scotland. Delegates represented all groups with an interest in recovery and mental health, including those with lived experience, family and friends, and professionals.
Briefing paper on the way girls and women are being let down by the way in which antidepressants are currently being used to treat mental health problems.
Report that examines the current drug policy - prescribing methadone to drug addicts in the hope that this would replace use of street drugs, reduce street crime and cut criminal justice costs.
My name is Lorraine – I am a Peer Support Graduate, Artist and Poet who has lived experience of mental illness. I am passionate about making sure that people hear and understand the message of recovery.
I was keen to get involved in this project so that I could raise the profile of the reality of recovery from mental illness, even the most severe. I want to illustrate by example what people in recovery can and do achieve by way of making a meaningful contribution to a wider society.
This briefing looks at how senior managers can improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of parents with mental health problems and their families. Better joined-up working between services for adults with mental health problems and children’s services is essential to achieving this.
Annual report of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland.
The mental health of veterans of the armed forces and its link to offending has been a subject of considerable concern in recent years. This paper reviews the available evidence and suggests ways of tackling the issues that emerge.
Website for those who have an interest in homelessness, social inclusion, communities or mental health and well-being and are involved in mediation, mentoring or befriending.