Learning Disability Week 2013: Why Families Matter21 August 2013,
Planning for the future raises difficult questions for families but having a plan in place can help remove feelings of anxiety and uncertainty.
Building capacity for person-centred support13 August 2013,
Last week we ran a two-day training course for people wanting to understand how person-centred planning, personal budgets and connecting people all fit together.
The dilemma of old age becomes more prevalent than ever8 August 2013, Guest Blogger
Natalija Webb, Development and Later Life intern at the Mental Health Foundation, explains how the public can help in giving older people a better quality of life.
Mindfull of young people's mental health29 July 2013,
Innovative mental health support services are on the increase, however more needs to be done to ensure young people can access help in whatever settings suit them best.
Don't call me crazy, call me mad!22 July 2013, David Crepaz-Keay
A lot of my experiences were mad and made very little sense to me or people around me but part of me is just 'mad' and in a strange way I quite like that.
Seven tips to avoid losing things18 July 2013, Guest Blogger
A dementia self-help group discusses 'losing things'.
Footballers and mental health17 July 2013,
The recent documentary about professional football players and suicide leaves no doubt about the intense pressures players face throughout their careers.
Happy Birthday, NHS5 July 2013,
A 65th birthday should be a time of celebration but public mental health must be taken more seriously and we should listen harder to people who experience mental health difficulties to learn what they want in the way of support.
Trip to Eastbourne27 June 2013, Hanifa Islam
This week I worked with a school to try out a programme for young people to develop resilience and positive life coping skills.
Something more to say27 June 2013, Guest Blogger
Catherine Jackson, Deputy Editor of Therapy Today journal reacts to the Rt Rev Richard Chartres' recent comments about the baby-boomer generation "absorbing" a disproportionate share of this country’s welfare spending.