Black Spaces1 July 2003
This report has been pulled together in celebration and recognition of the varied and important work that is delivered by the black voluntary sector to people who have mental health and or psychological needs. Black Spaces documents seven black voluntary sector projects.
Mental Health Of Soldiers Update2 June 2003
An update briefing on the Mental Health Foundation's campaign for better mental health services for current and former servicemen and women. The campaign raised awareness about the high incidence of mental health and social problems in former servicemen and women who had been involved in...
Suicide Among Children And Young People Update2 May 2003
Update briefing on suicide among children and young people.
Dementia, Ethnicity And Culture Update2 May 2003
An update briefing on the findings of a research and service development seminar held by the Foundation to explore the research and service development challenges relating to ethnic minority elders with dementia.
Crisis Workbook1 May 2003
This workbook was produced as part of our work on issues relating to the mental health of adults of working age. This programme is entitled Strategies for Living and aims to promote and encourage the development of user/survivor empowerment through research, evaluation and information gathering...
A Rainbow Nation?2 January 2003
This research was carried out by Karan Essien supported by the Mental Health Foundation's Strategies for Living Project. Research indicates that minority ethnic populations in general have poorer health than the majority white population but they are less likely to access health services. It is...
Lost And Locked In2 January 2003
This research study focused on leave for patients in a secure setting detained under a section 37/41 of the Mental Health Act 1983 - a Home Office order under which patients are severely restricted in the amount and type of leave from hospital they are entitled to. It aimed to find out how...
Black Spaces Project: South Asian Women Study2 January 2003
This study was part of the Black Spaces project within the Strategies for Living programme of work at the Mental Health Foundation. As part of this project interviews from previous research undertaken by Strategies for Living were re-analysed to understand the particular strategies and...
Dancing For Living2 January 2003
This report is based on women's experience of 5 Rhythms dance and the effects on their emotional wellbeing.
Whose Life is it anyway?2 January 2003
A report on the effects of poor work-life balance on mental health.