National Standards For Crisis Service: Practice Toolkit - Scotland1 January 2008
The aim of this resource is to provide clear guidance which can be used by services to help them to operationalise the vision laid out in the National Standards.
The insights gained from the work of the Learning Network have helped to shape this resource; ensuring that it takes account of...
Whose Decision?1 January 2008
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is designed to support vulnerable people to make decisions for themselves whenever and as far as possible, and to protect these individuals and those who care for them when decisions have to be made on their behalf. The Act comes into force in April 2007....
Ways To Look After Your Mental Health: English2 December 2007
This poster gives ten pracitcal ways to look after your mental health.
Making Space For Spirituality2 November 2007
A booklet that gives advice and practical steps on how support and respond to the spiritual needs of service users.
Keeping The Faith1 November 2007
Keeping the faith includes examples of good practice where spiritual activities are already on offer in mental health settings and makes a number of recommendations for commissioners, and managers and clinicians working in mental health keen to meet the spiritual needs of service users.
Participatory Arts Self Evaluation Approach Project Report1 November 2007
This report is based on the findings from a small but significant practice led research and service improvement project, which supported six participatory arts organisations to pilot a self evaluation approach, over a six month period, during 2006/07.
Learning The Lessons Summary2 October 2007
A project conducted in partnership by the Mental Health Foundation, Imperial College London, University College London and Kings College London and commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation Programme.
Listen Up!1 September 2007
Listen Up! makes the case for fundamental change in the basic service model for young people. It calls on commissioners to designate a lead agency and person to co-ordinate the commissioning of services for young people aged 16-25. It also calls for the provision of long-term funding to...
Indications Of Public Health In The English Regions2 June 2007
This report, part of the series on Indications of Public Health in the English Regions, will provide a useful reference document for the wide range of agencies and individuals involved in public mental health and wellbeing. It brings together for the first time a variety of sources of data,...
Taking A Deep Breath1 June 2007
The evidence examined in this report shows that care is needed to ensure that the smoking ban brings opportunities for people with mental health problems to give up smoking. It also shows that careful monitoring is needed to ensure that imposition of the ban does not cause unnecessary distress...