The right to work: employment and deinstitutionalization

Zoom Meeting, February 11th 2021: 18-19 CET Zoom link Meeting ID: 810 3282 0250 Passcode: 070083 The link between employment opportunities and deinstitutionalization in psychosocial disabilities    IMHCN is facilitating a workshop as part of the Zero Project International Online Conference. The Zero Project finds and shares models that improve the daily lives and legal rights … Read more

Mental health resources during coronavirus

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, looking after mental and physical health at work has never been more important.  Many of us may feel concerned or anxious, having less control over how we work and live our lives. This is a normal response and there are things you can do to support your own — and … Read more

Visit to Manchester by Brazilian Mental Health Workers

Paul Baker hosted a week long guided tour for eight mental health workers from Brazil to Manchester,. The group visited a wide range of Mental Health Services and Organisations operating in Greater Manchester and Warrington, England, UK. They also participated in lectures and discussions with professors of psychology, peer groups members, people with lived experience … Read more

The Future of Hearing Voices Network Cymru

Development Meeting, Wednesday, 23rd October, 11.00 – 15.00 for lunch and discussion Venue: The Board Room, Prince Phillip Hospital, Llanelli Recently IMHCN supported the establishment Hearing Voices Network Cymru as a not for profit company. The focus of the new organisation will be to provide education and development, putting into practice the hearing voices approach … Read more

The 24th International Network Meeting for the Treatment of Psychosis 2019

Warsaw, Poland  28.08. – 1.09.2019 Regina Bisikiewicz, an IMHCN member from Poland is part of the Organising Committee of an important network meeting on the issue of psychosis. The 24th International Network Meeting for the Treatment of Psychosis, takes place in Warsaw, Poland. The Meeting will be held in the Radisson Blu Sobieski Hotel**** in the centre of the … Read more

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 book your place on the … Read more

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. This process also includes the … Read more

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 to address gaps in knowledge … Read more

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 1988. In 2015 WALSH Trust … Read more

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: Epidemiology of Rights The issue … Read more

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