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An introduction to peer-supported open dialogue in mental healthcare

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An introduction to peer-supported open dialogue in mental healthcare | BJPsych Advances

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"Peer-supported open dialogue is a variant of the ‘open dialogue’ approach that is currently practised in Finland and is being trialled in several countries around the world. The core principle of the approach is the provision of care at the social network level, by staff who have been trained in family, systems and related approaches. These staff include peer workers, who will help to enhance the democratic nature of the meetings around which care is centred, as well as enabling such meetings to occur where networks are fragmented or lacking. Certain organisational and practice features and underlying themes are key to the approach. Crucially, open dialogue is also a system of service provision. Staff trained in peer-supported open dialogue from six National Health Service (NHS) trusts will launch pilot teams in 2016, as part of an intended national multicentre randomised controlled trial."
 
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Which NHS trusts are participating? I don't have an account with this site.
 
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Looks like London, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds and Somerset. London is possibly doing it? And the rest have expressed interest. The last link says UK but means England.
 
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Looks like London, Newcastle, Nottingham, Leeds and Somerset. London is possibly doing it? And the rest have expressed interest. The last link says UK but means England.
haven't experienced it, did have a peer support worker once, guy was awful building himself up by putting me down, we net the first time at the cafe of the central middlesex at the entrance some guy was offering masssages he said to me it'd get the drugs out my system, the peer support worker laughed, i wasn't laughing i'd been identified as someone with drugs in my system

He wanted to meet me in a cafe i said my illness is out in the area as it is, we met on this park bench, he was saying i was imagining my illness been out, so i said to him sweetie, he refused to work with me then the boss when i phoned said he was off sick and had mental health issues

Peer support is liked by servics bossses as it;s cheap, the paid users who write these articles it's popular as it's jobs for the boys
 
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Not everyone who has been through illness is suited as a peer support worker but I would rather see someone who had been through it than someone who hadn't. They should be less patronising for a start. And more empathic. I think you need to be open minded too though and not everyone is. Also I hate when people presume you are paranoid when they don't know you or what goes on in your life. I was told people weren't speaking about me but had ample proof they were. These people hadn't experienced it as they didn't associate with me through choice and only in a professional setting. My ex didn't believe me until they experienced it for themselves and they were shocked that I was right!

People should accept that you are not always wrong and presume you are paranoid. That's why they have to be open minded and maybe that guy you met wasn't.
 
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haven't experienced it, did have a peer support worker once, guy was awful building himself up by putting me down, we net the first time at the cafe of the central middlesex at the entrance some guy was offering masssages he said to me it'd get the drugs out my system, the peer support worker laughed, i wasn't laughing i'd been identified as someone with drugs in my system
If you had experienced Open Dialogue maybe you wouldn't have drugs in your system, would be healthy and be in full time work with a wife and kids. I think that's how much better it is than what we consider good treatment here now.
 
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theres a guy in my mind group who describes himself as a TI targetted individual. and i'm not sure if it's real or he's paranoid,he finds support for his beliefs on some dubious web sitess, in my group he's a TI and i'm an OITA out in the area
 
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If you had experienced Open Dialogue maybe you wouldn't have drugs in your system, would be healthy and be in full time work with a wife and kids. I think that's how much better it is than what we consider good treatment here now.
maybe what i experienced was open dialoguue at least the version when the mental health britain lot got their hands on it

incidentallly the reason i was identified might have been because i was with that guy
 
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maybe what i experienced was open dialoguue at least the version when the mental health britain lot got their hands on it

incidentallly the reason i was identified might have been because i was with that guy
I met a cpn at a cafe once she asked me if I wanted her to take the id badge off from around her neck, I said I did'nt care.
 
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I met a cpn at a cafe once she asked me if I wanted her to take the id badge off from around her neck, I said I did'nt care.
you had a cpn luxury remember telling one friend that the guy who beat me up had a social worker and was getting high benefits she said thats because he's violent
 
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