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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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).
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.
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'...