IMHCN joins "Open Arms" Initiative in Serbia

IMCHN has become a partner in a European Community funded programme entitled "Recovery within Community: Supporting Recovery of Persons with Mental disorders and their full inclusion in the community". We are working on this initiative alongside the International Aid Network an IMHCN member. In 2014 we ran Action Learning Sets …

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Franco and Franca Basaglia International School, Trieste, Italy, 9th – 12th December 2014

Franco and Franca Basaglia International School Franco: Basaglia’s vision: mental health and complexity of real life Trieste, Italy, 9th to 12th December 2014 The annual Trieste International School was organised and hosted by Roberto Mezzina, Director of Mental Health, Director of WHOCC and the chairman of IMHCN. IMHCN supported the organisation …

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2014 Annual International Think-Tank Conference: “One Year On” Recovery into Practice: A Whole Life – Whole Systems Approach

Our second annual conference was held at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthen, on the 30th - 31st October 2014. The conference was a great success attended by 0ver 180 people from West and South Wales and the rest of the United Kingdom with guest speakers from around the …

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South and West Wales Whole Life Recovery into Practice Learning Sets 2014 -2015

2014 saw the successful completion of a 12 month programme coordinated by IMHCN in South and West Wales to introduce a new way of working with people with mental health issues alongside local communities, professionals and services. IMHCN worked with Abertawe Bro Morgannwg Health Board, Hywel Dda Health Board, West …

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Understanding Psychosis

Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia: A Report of the Division of Clinical Psychology of the British Psychological Society  This report published in November 2014 provides an overview of the current state of knowledge about why some people hear voices, experience paranoia or have other experiences seen as ‘psychosis’. It also describes what can …

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Launch of Network and International School in Brazil

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Brazilian International Network for Mental Health and the Franca and Franco International School. The Network was launched in September 2014 at the International School and Congress held in Campinas, Sao Paulo Region. In the attached report the Network Coordinator Rossana …

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IMHCN at Sao Paulo Conference on Community Mental Health Services in Brazil

John Jenkins, John Stacey, Roberto Mezzina, Paul Baker, Rajiah Abu Sway and Dyaa Saymah from IMHCN will be speaking at a week long international conference and school   exploring deinstitionalisation and community mental health development in different countries of the world. The meeting is being held in Sao Paulo from the …

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IMHCN at the Mental Health Today Wales Exhibition and Conference

John Jenkins and Hywel Davies from IMHCN attended the Mental Health Today Wales Exhibition and Conference on the 20th May 2014 in Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium. John Jenkins spoke at a workshop on the whole life whole systems approach, together with our partners West Wales Action for Mental Health, …

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Plymouth Launch of Whole Life Recovery Learning Set

The one day meeting to launch the whole life recovery learning sets for Plymouth was held on the 9th June. It was attended by 40 people from organisations and services as well as service users and family members. The key note presentation at the meeting was givenby Hywel Davies talking …

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