Promoting Engagement Project Update2 May 2002
An update briefing on identifying why seemingly effective early interventions for children with/or at risk of developing mental health problems sometimes fail to reach those who need them most.
Mental Health Needs Of Young Offenders Update2 May 2002
An update on the Mental Health of Young Offenders report, which reviewed exisiting literature on the mental health needs of young offenders and addresses issues of prevalence, types of disorders and relevant interventions.
Children With Emotional And Behavioural Difficulties Update2 May 2002
This update summarises a report commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation to promote discussion on the particular mental health needs of pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) in special schools and off-site educational units called 'Pupil Referral Units' (PRUs).
Out At Work Briefing2 April 2002
An update briefing on the findings of the 'Out at Work' survey. The majority of people with mental health problems who responded to this survey are still not in paid employment, in either a full-time or part-time capacity. A number of reasons were given, including the effects of medication, the...
Taken Seriously - The Somerset Spirituality Project1 April 2002
A report based on interviews and discussions with 27 mental health service users in Somerset with an interest in religious or spiritual beliefs. It highlights the potentially narrow line between hallucination and vision, which could lead to people either being seen as 'psychotic' or 'spiritual'...
Being There in a Crisis Update2 February 2002
A briefing on the 'Being There in a Crisis' project. This project examined the learning from eight community-based mental health crisis services.
Being There In A Crisis1 February 2002
This report explores the experience of eight innovative, community-based crisis projects in England which were set up to provide support to people experiencing a mental health crisis as an alternative and complement to in-patient hospital care. The report traces these services from inception...
Out At Work1 February 2002
A report based on a survey of over 400 people with personal experience of mental health problems. It examines their experiences in seeking work, the attitudes of colleagues, support available within the workplace, the impact of work on mental health and the ways in which people left or lost jobs...
Medicines And Good Mental Health In Later Life2 October 2001
A report on a UK survey of the availability of community-based pharmaceutical care for older people with mental health needs.
Dementia Advice And Support Update2 October 2001
This report is an update briefing on nationwide early intervention services for people with dementia and their families. In April 2001, the Mental Health Foundation launched a UK wide service development project entitled the Dementia Advice and Support Service (DASS).