New IMHCN Newsletter May 2015

  Read our new newsletter here. Information about the launch of our new website, our work and programmes and our membership and subscription opportunities. You can subscribe to the newsletter here.

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Welcome to our new website

We have redesigned our website to be more informative and easier to navigate. It has new sections on members Countries, Training and Development, new Membership opportunities. We also have new membership subscriber sections including a Library of Resources and Materials. We have linked our website to our social media platforms at FaceBook, LinkedIn, …

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Study Visit and International School Open Day: Good Practice in Mental Health Services, Lyngby, Copenhagen 16th – 17th April 2015

Study Visit and International School Open Day: Good Practice in Mental Health Services Change the thinking, the culture and the practice Facilitated by Slotsvaegets Lyngby and The IMHCN Hosted by: Slotsvaengets Lyngby Taarbaek Municipality Copenhagen 16th and 17th April 2015 The IMHCN facilitated a study visit to Slotsvaegets Lyngby that included …

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Introducing the hearing voices approach into Brazil

In April 20015 Paul Baker spent two weeks in Brazil introducing the hearing voices approach to people who hear voices, family members and mental health workers. Three two day workshops were held in Marilia, Campinas (both in the state of Sao Paulo) and Rio de Janiero. The response was enthusiastic …

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Subjectivity and institutions: from Franco Basaglia to recovery

Subjectivity and institutions: from Franco Basaglia to recovery Roberto Mezzina Keynote speech at the INTERNATIONAL MEETING “Franco Basaglia’s vision: mental health and complexity of real life. Practice and research”, Trieste, 9-­‐12 December, 2014. WHO CC for Research and Training in MH Trieste -­‐ Azienda per i Servizi Sanitari n.1 “Triestina” Today, …

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Update on Recovery Oriented Practices in Acute Settings at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Network member HPFT have a number of initiatives to promote recovery oriented practice in their acute settings. They have two inpatient wards where they are trialling strategies to reduce the use of restrictive practice and actively promoting specific recovery oriented practice. This is a co-produced and co-delivered initiative called Making …

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Developing A Whole Life Whole System Approach in NW England

Since our successful regional conference in April 2014 hosted and funded by Alternative Futures Group (AFG) we have continued to meet to discuss and plan future programmes of work. In November 2014 IMHCN met with representatives of AFG, Making Space and 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. At the meeting …

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