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Discovery Partners and Communities & The Hearing Voices Approach: Workshops

Monday 12th November 2018 Hywel Dda University Health Board Meeting Room 5, Building 2, 1st Floor, St David's Park, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire Thursday 20th December 2018 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board The Lecture Hall (ED27) Education Centre, 2nd Floor, Neath Port Talbot Hospital Baglan Way, Port Talbot, SA12 7BX To …

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Community Mental Health Development in Poland 2018

  Polish Mental Health Services are in the process of transforming from institutional care to community based provision. This reform will include the development of a number of community mental health centres for adults and young people across the country. This reform is helped by significant funding from the European Community. …

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Mental health, human rights and standards of care: Assessment of the quality of institutional care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in the WHO European Region

The WHO project on adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities living in institutions in the WHO European Region targets a highly marginalized, vulnerable group whose quality of life, human rights and reinclusion in society are seriously compromised by outdated, often inhumane institutional practices.  The specific objectives of the project were …

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Community-Based Maternal Mental Health Respite and Support Services

  Rob Warriner, the CEO of the Walsh Trust has given us this report on their innovative community based service for keeping mother and their babies in a safe, home like, nurturing and supportive environment WALSH Trust has provided community-based, led and responsive mental health and well- being services since …

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The Importance of Small Things

Small Things, Micro-Affirmations and Helpful Professionals Everyday:  Recovery-Orientated Practices According to Persons with Mental Health Problems Community Mental Health Journal Alain Topor· Tore Dag Bøe · Inger Beate Larsen 3 February 2018 This article is an open access publication The aim of this study, co-authored by IMHCN Collaborator Alain Topor, is …

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Report: The right [and the opportunity] to have a [whole] life

Report: The right [and the opportunity] to have a [whole] life Trieste, Italy November 2017 This was an open interactive meeting with an exchange of new thinking, creative ideas and innovative practices. It included study visits to services and programmes, short courses and masterclasses on innovative practices, working groups and expert meetings. Topics: …

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Democracy and Community Mental Health Care

Organized by Mental Health Department ASUI Trieste and Associations and Social Cooperatives of the territory in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Health and World Health Organization Policies, among legislations, Laws and personal rights Services, from health / care to Community Mental Health promotion Powers, from excluding to including Inequalities, among social …

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Forty years of the Law 180: the aspirations of a great reform, its successes and continuing need

 "The rights-based approach opened by the Law 180 should now take into consideration the new legal situation caused by the CRPD worldwide in the area of individuals’ human rights, especially about the issue of legal capacity and related involuntary care." Roberto Mezzina Roberto Mezzina is the Chair of IMHCN and the …

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Transformation of Mental Health Services in West Wales

  Hywel Dda University Health Board has been working to transform their mental health system. For the last two years they have been developing a community based service, drawing on some of the experience of a twinned service in Trieste. Italy. IMHCN provided facilitated support to the formal twinning collaboration …

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