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...
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.
Complementary Therapies And Dementia Update2 September 2002
This update summarises four projects funded by the Mental Health Foundation to examine the use of complementary therapies with people with advanced dementia. The projects are part of a larger programme of research into the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions, which aim to improve...
Mental Health Of Looked-After Children Summary2 August 2002
The summary of a report looking at work that is addressing the mental health needs of looked-after children, who are a particularly vulnerable group. The report also presents areas of concern and proposals for change.
Homeless Children And Young People Update2 August 2002
An update briefing on the mental health needs of homeless children & young people. Research commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation shows that the mental health needs of homeless young people are considerable, but that current services do not generally provide adequate support. This...
Peer Support Manual1 August 2002
The Peer Support Manual provides guidance as to how schools can set up a peer listening service. It is complete with case studies, handouts and training material. It provides information about setting up a peer listening project, the problems encountered and the solutions reached in managing a...
Mental Health Of Looked-After Children1 August 2002
This report looks at work that is addressing the mental health needs of looked-after children, who are a particularly vulnerable group. The report also presents areas of concern and proposals for change.
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.
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.