mental health

This practice guidance concerning the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults is jointly published by the ADASS and SCIE. It replaces the Practice guidance criteria for the use of IMCAs in safeguarding adults published by ADASS in 2007. This guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. Guide published in November 2009.

This guide is one of a series published by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). SCIE guides are one-stop shops for social care practitioners, presenting key findings, current legislation and examples of what is working well to guide and inform practice. Guide published in June 2007.

Time to Change is England's biggest ever attempt to end the stigma and discrimination that faces people with mental health problems.
It is a campaign to change attitudes, and behaviour too. This leading stigma and anti-discrimination campaign is run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness. The campaign is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and Comic Relief and is evaluated by the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College, London.

Free audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the nature of parental mental health and its impact on families.

Paper that makes the case that prevention science provides a framework for ensuring that prevention initiatives are founded on robust evidence and implemented in a way that will allow progressive growth in knowledge of 'what works' in prevention.

It examines some of the opportunities and challenges in a shift to an evidence-based prevention agenda to improve the lives of children and young people.

Report that presents the views of mental health service users and carers about personal health budgets.

It is based on research undertaken with 162 service users and carers who took part in the study – 58 by participating in focus groups and 104 by responding to an online survey.

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an amendment to the Mental Capacity Act 2005. They apply in England and Wales only. This report examines what deprivation of liberty is and its safeguards.

Free e-Learning resources that provide audio, video and interactive technology to assist in exploring the many areas of the Mental Capacity Act.

Report that tells the story of how a research project, commissioned and led by a group of young people called PEAR, was carried out. PEAR (Public health, Education, Awareness, Research) was an NCB Research Centre project which supported young people’s involvement in public health research with funding support from the Wellcome Trust and the Public Health Research Consortium (PHRC)2. The PEAR group were 20 young people, aged 13–18, from London and Leeds, who met approximately four times a year during school holidays during 2008-2010.

Study that seeks to identify cases where parenting difficulties are (perhaps loosely) assessed by child protection workers as constituting a ‘parental mental health problem’ and what criteria child protection workers use to assess these cases.