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Report: The right [and the opportunity] to have a [whole] life Trieste, Italy November 201

  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 of migrants and ethnic minorities Bioethics The …

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International Mental Health Congress 18 – 19 July 2017: A Report

International Mental Health Congress                   18 & 19 July 2017 | All Nations Centre, Cardiff          .      We had two inspiring days togerther at our International Mental Health Congress. Partnering with the IMHCN we designed an agenda that explored the 'whole person, whole life, …

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International Mental Health Congress, Cardiff, Wales, 18 – 19 July

International Mental Health Congress                   18 & 19 July 2017 | All Nations Centre, Cardiff          .      Join us for two inspiring days at our International Mental Health Congress. Partnering with the IMHCN we have designed an agenda which explores the 'whole person, whole …

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IMHCN Newsletter March 2016

You can read the latest edition of our newsletter  here. Information in the newsletter includes; Launch of the International Psychiatric Hospital in Transition Alliance A report on the International School, Trieste, Italy "A Community without seclusion" The International School was held on the 16th to the 18th December 2015 in …

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IMHCN is now a registered charity

IMHCN has been granted charitable status under UK law by the Charities Commission. The benefits for our organisation and the people we work with are many. We are now recognised formally for the work we do across the world. Our objectives are as follows: “The charity’s objects are, for the public …

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A community without seclusion: Presentations from the International School in Trieste, December 2015

Pdf versions of over 50 presentations by speakers at the International School: A community without seclusion - the challenge of the open door, open discourse, open access in mental health care and services through practices of freedom held in Trieste, Italy in December 2015 available here. The meeting was aimed at exchanging experiences …

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IMHCN Library and Resources available free

The IMHCN library contains a wealth of information that can help us to understand and reflect on what is important in developing and sustaining a Whole Person, Whole Life, Whole Community, Whole System movement. We want to capture the latest and most relevant knowledge base from around the world and …

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The Art of Helpful Relationships with Professionals

The Art of Helpful Relationships with Professionals: A Meta-ethnography of the Perspective of Persons with Severe Mental Illness by Amanda Ljungberg, Anne Denhov, Alain Topor Abstract Relationships with professionals have been shown to be helpful to persons with severe mental illness (SMI) in relation to a variety of services. In this article, …

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Launch of the International Psychiatric Hospital in Transition Alliance

The IMHCN with partners in India, Brazil, Malaysia, Serbia, Hungary, Palestine, Azerbaijan, The Gambia, Canada, Italy and the UK have developed the International Psychiatric Hospital in Transition Alliance, this was founded at the 2015 Franco and Franca Basaglia International School held in Trieste. This Alliance builds on the declaration made …

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FREEDOM FIRST A study of the experiences with community-based mental health care in Trieste, Italy

This substantive report on the work of the Mental Health Department of Trieste, Italy was written by Lister, a mental health service organisation from Utrecht, Netherlands, as they say: "This is a view of the everyday practices in Trieste, with the good aspects of the system and also the imperfections. But …

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