Mental health services kept waiting for promised 'revolution' | Healthcare Professionals Network | The Guardian
Improving the UK’s mental health system is among the greatest challenges facing the NHS. Rising suicide rates, long waiting times for inpatient and community mental health team...
Many people with mental illness experience shame, ostracism, and marginalisation due to their diagnosis, and often describe the consequences of mental health stigma as worse than those of the condition...
Psychological coercion and manipulation is now a daily part of claiming benefits
Interesting article concerning the misuse of psychological interventions in the Social Security system.
Study: Low cost interventions can improve patient and staff safety in mental health wards
A recent study, published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, reveals a set of ten low-cost interventions that can increase safety on psychiatric wards. This Safewards Model reduces...
The Oasis Partnership
98 Walton Street
Oasis stands for ‘Open Access Social Inclusion Support’, which is exactly what we...
Wrexham and surrounding areas
Advance Brighter Futures
Advance Brighter Futures
3 Belmont Road
01978 364 777
Vision: To ensure that no individual experiencing mental health problems ever feels like they are on their own.
Mission: To work...
BBC News - Childhood bullying 'damages adult life'
"We cannot continue to dismiss bullying as a harmless, almost inevitable, part of growing up. We need to change this mindset and acknowledge this as a serious problem”
University of Warwick
Bullying in childhood "throws a long...
How to manage agitation in dementia? Br Jl Psy.2014.Dec
Agitation is a common symptom in dementia. Nearly half of patients with dementia will have agitation symptoms every month and a vast majority will have persistent agitation for long periods.It reduce the quality of life...
Increased mortality in schizophrenia due to cardiovascular disease – a non-systematic review of epidemiology, possible causes, and interventions
Background: Schizophrenia is among the major causes of disability worldwide and the mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) is significantly...
What Interventions with nurses has anyone here found has had most benefit, if any?
I am a student nurse with an interest in finding out about individuals and not just what is written about personality disorder. I am aware that some nurses have a negative view regarding personality disorders and...
Weighing Treatment Options
Kelly Brogan, MD ABIHM
July 2, 2013
Sitting in a CEDH-sponsored homeopathy course, I shared the discomfort that many of the allopathically-trained students felt percolating when the instructor admitted to a minimal evidence base; “When it works, it works, and...
Call for Papers-Changing realities: new developments in psychological approaches to psychosis.
ISPS exists to promote psychological understanding & treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses & I am a committee member. Here's a link to a fuller explanation: http://www.ispsuk.org/