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...
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...
Whose Life is it anyway?2 January 2003
A report on the effects of poor work-life balance on mental health.
Dancing For Living2 January 2003
This report is based on women's experience of 5 Rhythms dance and the effects on their emotional wellbeing.
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...
From Pregnancy To Early Childhood1 January 2003
The Mental Health Foundation commissioned this report on the basis of its National Enquiry into the Mental Health of Children and Young People, Ã¢ÂÂBright FuturesÃ¢ÂÂ. It aims to summarise a variety of interventions designed to improve parenting, family functioning and young childrenÃ¢ÂÂs...
Spirituality And Mental Health Update2 November 2002
An update briefing on the Foundation's work exploring religion, spirituality and mental health. This work has been informed by the views and experiences of service users and survivors as voiced in the Knowing Our Own Minds user-led survey, and the UK-wide user-led Strategies for Living...
Review Of Mental Health Legislation In The UK2 November 2002
A summary of Mental Health Legislation in the UK.
Advance Statements Update2 October 2002
An update briefing on the role and value of mental health advance statements in practice. In 2001 the Mental Health Foundation launched a project on advance statements, funded by the Department of Health, and in conjunction with Bradford District Care Trust and Bradford and Airedale Mental...
From Pregnancy To Early Childhood (Vol. 2)2 September 2002
The Mental Health Foundation commissioned the 'From Pregnancy to Early Childhood' report on the basis of its National Enquiry into the Mental Health of Children and Young People, Ã¢ÂÂBright FuturesÃ¢ÂÂ.Volume 2 summarises the research from the main report in a number of tables.