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.
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...
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...
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).
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.
Crisis Services Development Update2 August 2001
This report is an update on the Mental Health Foundation's Crisis Services Development Programme.
Dementia Diagnosis Update2 July 2001
An update briefing on the effect of being given a diagnosis of dementia.
Reforming The Mental Health Act Update2 June 2001
An update briefing which summarises the proposals of the White Paper 'Reforming the Mental Health Act' (published in December 2000).
Tell Me The Truth2 June 2001
The effect of being told the diagnosis of dementia from the perspective of the person with dementia.