Up and Running? Report1 March 2005
This report was commissioned in the light of evidence which reveals how GPs respond to depression, and their attitudes towards those responses.
It outlines the benefits of using exercise therapy in cases of mild or moderate depression, the obstacles to its more widespread use,...
Lifetime Impacts1 January 2005
A report of a seminar organised by the Office of Health Economics and the Mental Health Foundation. Child and adolescent mental health services are developing rapidly, yet they cannot meet the huge volume of demand that exists. Recent research has shown an increasing prevalence of mental health...
Self Help Groups2 September 2004
The work presented in this report reflects a collaboration between the Mental Health Foundation and Rethink. Findings from a symposium held for members of self-help groups for people who experience mental distress are presented together with selected findings from the self-help literature. The...
First Signs1 February 2004
This report is a celebration of the Mental Health Foundation's Dementia Advice and Support Service (DASS) UK Project. It outlines the background to the project, touching on the policy and research context of early intervention in dementia services.
No Help In A Crisis?2 January 2004
The Mental Health Foundation set up its national Youth Crisis project in 2002, funded by The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund and the Department of Health. This report focuses on phase one of the project. It highlights the project's findings, the outcomes so far, the lessons that have been...
Culture And Care In Dementia2 January 2004
This is a report based on action research with the Asian Community in North West Kent, as well as service providers and professionals. It will be of interest to anyone interested in dementia, service development for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups, conducting action research with Black and...
Life's Labours Lost2 October 2003
A study of the experiences of people who have lost their occupation following mental health problems. This research is part of the Foundation's Strategies for Living project.
Self-Harm Self Help/Support Groups2 October 2003
User led research on individual's experience of attending a self-harm/self-help support group and the support needs of such groups. This report is part of the Foundation's Strategies for Living research.
Women At The Crossroads Update2 August 2003
An update briefing on 'Women at the Crossroads: A literature review of the mental health risks facing women in midlife'. The review highlights the key dimensions of the lives of mid-life women which do - or might be expected to - have an impact on their emotional and psychological well-being....
Black Spaces Update2 July 2003
An update on the Black Spaces project which looks at how some black voluntary organisations provide mental health support services. The aim of the project is to disseminate learning to other black organisations and the wider mental health care system.