Better Prepared To Care1 February 2007
This report considers the training needs of non-specialist staff working with older people with mental ill-health. It concludes that unqualified staff (and in many cases, their managers too) would benefit from a more comprehensive and ongoing approach to increasing their awareness of mental...
Getting On With Living1 February 2007
The focus of this report is on the provision of information, social and emotional support, post-diagnosis, for people with dementia and their immediate supporters. This guide is intended primarily for managers and senior practitioners in health and social care who are concerned with setting up,...
Primary Concerns1 January 2007
Primary Concerns asserts that people with mental health problems should be receiving the same level of treatment for their physical health needs as others. This need for equality is deemed crucial because people with severe and enduring mental health problems often have worse physical health...
Mental Health Today - A Handbook1 November 2006
A handbook for all those new to mental health work or seeking to develop their skills who want to know more about underpinning policies and best practice. Based broadly on the standards in the national service framework for mental health, the book presents contributions from some of the leading...
Dealing With Depression2 October 2006
This booklet aims to help people to recognise symptoms of depression. It gives information and advice about things that people can do to try to manage feelings of depression. It also considers different treatment options for dealing with depression.
Annual Review 20062 October 2006
An overview of the Mental Health Foundation and the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities projects and achievements for 2005/06
Making The Link Between Mental Health And Youth Homelessness1 July 2006
Increasing numbers of young homeless people with mental health problems are not getting adequate support because services rarely work together to provide the necessary help. This report calls for joined up commissioning of integrated services across sectors, to speed up access to specialist...
The Impact of Spirituality on Mental Health1 July 2006
A literature review of the evidence linking spirituality and religious expression with different aspects of mental health and, in particular, different mental health problems. Written by Dr Deborah Cornah.
Feeding Minds1 June 2006
This report lays out the evidence linking trends in food consumption with mental ill-health, and supports the case for an integrated approach to the treatment of mental health problems, identifying nutrition as a key component.