Depression and Learning Disability
Study focused on the way in which young people and their family carers identify and understand emotional difficulties.
Depression and learning disability
Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration.
A Report About Anxiety1 June 2014
Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life. Things like going for a job interview, meeting a partners family for the first time or bringing up a child can make us feel anxious.
Staying Safe on Social Media and Online1 June 2014
This guide includes tips for people with learning disabilities on how to stay safe in social media and online.
Feeling down: improving the mental health of people with learning disabilities1 May 2014
This report is designed to help promote positive mental health by offering information, case studies and real-life experiences of people with learning disabilities and their carers and their strategies for enhancing their mental wellbeing.
Feeling down: looking after my mental health1 May 2014
Following on from the Feeling Down report, we have published this easy read, interactive guide to help people with learning disabilities to take care of their health with the support of their family, friends and support workers.
Mental health of children and adolescents with learning disabilities in Britain1 February 2007
This report, based on the experiences of over 18,000 children aged between 5 and 15 years old found that one in three (33 per cent) children with learning disabilities are likely to have a mother with mental health needs and nearly half are living in poverty (47 per cent).
This is what we want1 November 2006
A set of guidelines to help CAMHS become more inclusive for young people with learning disabilities. ‘This is what we want’ was produced following consultations with young people with learning disabilities.
Green light for mental health1 June 2004
Green Light is a framework and self audit toolkit for improving mental health support services for people with learning disabilities. It provides a picture of what services should be aiming to achieve, including quality outcomes, and a self assessment checklist.