Paper examining the performance of the police in England in dealing with people with mental health problems who come into contact with them and concluding that police officers need more and better training in mental health issues.
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Briefing paper explaining Individual Placement and Support (IPS), a method of helping people with mental health problems secure and maintain paid competitive employment. It outlines the evidence base for IPS and provides information on how to implement it.
Dual diagnosis, the co-existence of mental health and substance misuse problems, has a higher prevalence in prisons than in the general community. T
his document provides good practice guidance to commissioners and practitioners on for the management of dual diagnosis within a prison setting.
Edition of this series which includes a feature on the issue of mental health problems and employment.
Paper summarising the key organisational challenges facing mental health services in incorporating recovery principles into routine practice in mental health services.
Edition of "All in the mind" which discusses the Bradley Report on mental health problems in prisons. Guests Sean Duggan, Linda Bryant and Sharon Bowman examine different approaches to the problem such as making greater use of diversion schemes.
This website provides information, resources and learning opportunities on Personality Disorder (PD) as well as supporting the development of the National PD Programme. This programme covers the development of policy, services, workforce (training and education) and research initiatives to better meet the needs of people with Personality disorder (s) in England.
Resource pack providing a range of information on mental health and its promotion and protection in communities and congregations. It contains practical activities and information to enable different church groups to discuss and debate specific subjects and concerns.
Report focusing on the treatment of mental health problems in prisons in England and Wales. Its research suggests a third of the spending on mental health services in prison is spent inefficiently and that, in general, prison mental health care is poor. It offers recommendations to rectify this situation.
Report presenting the findings of a study which investigated the continuity of care experienced by prisoners before and after release. It also makes recommendations as to how continuity of care between prison and the community could be improved.