pre 2012

VOX report on the effects of budget reviews
A report highlights the negative impact that budget reviews have on people with long-term mental health problems in Scotland.
15th December, 2011
OTBDS report on the effect of motherhood on mental health and wellbeing
OTBDS report gathers Scottish women's experiences of being a mother and the impact that it has had on them.
9th December, 2011
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Scottish Government mental health strategy consultation update
The Scottish Government has produced a video to accompany consultation on its proposed new mental health strategy.
9th December, 2011
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SRI 2: Pictures and videos from launch event
October 2011, SRN launched SRI 2 - a web tool designed to help mental health services deliver recovery focused practice.
1st December, 2011
Mental Health in Focus: A profile of mental health and wellbeing in Greater Glasgow & Clyde
This recently published report gives the first detailed description of mental health in Greater Glasgow and Clyde for over ten years.
24th November, 2011
SRN films featured at MindReel
A new, free mental health educational resource is launched featuring hundreds of films submitted to SMHAFF.
4th November, 2011
New reports from the MWC
MWCS has published a report into the use of compulsory community treatment in Scotland.
19th October, 2011
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SRI 2 launch live webcast: 31st October 2011
On 31 October, Minister for Public Health Michael Matheson will formally launch the SRI 2 at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.
18th October, 2011
The Royal College of Psychiatrists – work and mental health
The Royal College of Psychiatrists developed a new section on their website containing mental health issue information.
15th August, 2011
Implementing recovery: an analysis of the key technologies in Scotland
A published article examines how four key technologies of recovery have assisted a recovery-oriented mental health system in Scotland.
12th August, 2011
MWC new guidance: ‘Right to treat?’
MWCS's new guidance on situations where adults without capacity actively resist or refuse treatment for physical illness.
3rd August, 2011
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Resources available to help tackle mental health stigma in BME communities
Resources are available from local projects aiming to tackle mental health stigma in BME communities in Scotland.
6th July, 2011
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Self-directed support draft bill – consultation responses
The Scottish Government has published responses to its consultation on a draft Bill for Self-directed Support.
22nd June, 2011
Citizen leadership videos now available
Lorraine Nicholson recorded a video about the effect her book of poetry had on those recovering from depression.
16th June, 2011
New mental health website for the Aberdeen area
Aberdeen in Mind has been set up to provide information to those interested in mental health, in Aberdeenshire.
2nd June, 2011
Trauma counselling line service extended
Health in Mind's national confidential telephone counselling service for adult survivors of childhood abuse have extended their service.
27th May, 2011
Cannabis and Five a Day: new booklets from Glasgow STEPS
STEPS has produced two booklets on mental health and wellbeing.
16th May, 2011
Government response to DLA consultation
The response to the Government consultation on changes to Disability Living Allowance has now been published.
28th April, 2011
Half way to a hundred!
WRAP in Scotland reached another milestone with over 50 SRN trained Facilitators available to deliver the WRAP workshop.
7th April, 2011
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REFOCUS trial protocol and manual now available online
The REFOCUS programme to test the effectiveness of the REFOCUS intervention mental health teams is due to start.
7th April, 2011
“No health without mental health”: the new mental health strategy for England
In February 2011 the UK Government announced a new mental health strategy for England.
28th February, 2011
National Gathering presentations now available online
SRN are delighted to now make available for download all speaker presentations from our sixth national conference.
16th February, 2011
Wasted? SAMH conference report now available
The full report and all presentations from SAMH's Wasted? conference are now available.
3rd February, 2011
Mental Health and the Productivity Challenge report
A new report about efficiencies in mental health cites recovery approaches as ensuring better outcomes.
27th January, 2011
Self-directed Support strategy published
Following consultation the Scottish Government have published a 10 year strategy for Self-directed Support in Scotland.
3rd December, 2010
Health in Mind launch trauma counselling helpline
Health in Mind launched a confidential telephone counselling service for men, funded by Survivor Scotland.
22nd November, 2010
MWC report on use of mental health and incapacity law in Scotland
The Mental Welfare Commission has published its annual report on the use of mental health and incapacity law in Scotland. 
17th November, 2010
Secondment opportunity at SRN
We are delighted to announce an exciting secondment opportunity related to the Scottish Recovery Indicator tool.
8th November, 2010
Investing in mental health could save £1m a day in Scotland
'Dismissed?' links up issues to make better support for people with experience of mental health problems.
8th November, 2010
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Research Support
SRN is seeking expressions of interest to develop and deliver a new research-based project in Scotland.
19th October, 2010
Oor Mad History: Book and Exhibition
Oor Mad History is a community history project within the Lothian mental health service user movement.
11th October, 2010
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Mental Health Act review: Scottish Government issues response
We previously reported on the McManus Review of the Mental Health Act, and the findings of a consultation.
11th October, 2010
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Staff changes at SRN
After six years with SRN, Network Manager, Taryn Carlton, is moving to pastures new.
27th September, 2010
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Tell us what you think about our website and e-update
We are keen to hear your thoughts and comments about SRN’s e-update and website.
24th September, 2010
SRN sponsors award to recognise good practice
The PiP Network, hosted by the MWC is now accepting submissions for its 2010 Principles into Practice Awards.
21st September, 2010
Resources spotlight – WRAP seminar report
A regular website item focusing on key SRN resources.
20th September, 2010
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SRN staff start Guardian debate
An article by Simon Bradstreet and Alex Lambert: 'Broaden the discussion of mental health issues', was published in the Guardian.
11th June, 2010
Rachel Perkins nominated for Mind Champion
SRN collaborator and supporter, Rachel Perkins, has been nominated for the 2010 Mind Champion award.
10th June, 2010
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SRN welcomes new Network Officer
The SRN team welcomes Lesley Smith. She will help promote and support Peer Support, WRAP and local recovery networks.
5th May, 2010
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Mental Health Act: consultation findings published
The Scottish Government published a report on the recommendations of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.
4th May, 2010
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Resources spotlight: Journeys of recovery audio recordings
The Journeys of Recovery audio recordings were created to make it accessible to people who prefer the spoken word.
4th March, 2010
Oban Roadshow, plus info about Argyll & Bute Public Infomation Events
The Oban roadshow went very well and thanks to those who attended. There are also details of upcoming Information…
1st March, 2010
Register for Making Recovery Real – Oban and Stranraer
Following on from the success of our first Making Recovery Real…
15th January, 2010
Stories of changing lives
A new collection of narratives, launched today, demonstrates how recovery-focussed community care can support people living with a diagnosis of…
15th January, 2010
Report offers recommendations for improving treatment and care for those with dual diagnosis
The Mental Welfare Commission (MWC) have published a report entitled 'Too close to see' about their investigation into the care…
11th January, 2010
Report from Rethink highlights common elements of recovery
The findings from Rethink's recently published research report 'Getting back into the world -…
11th January, 2010
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First Making Recovery Real roadshow a success
On December 1st, we hosted our first of three Making Recovey Real roadshow events. 51 people from across the north…
4th December, 2009
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SRN welcomes new staff
We are pleased to welcome two new staff members to the SRN team, Alex Lambert and Ken Robertson.
19th November, 2009
Event Considers Peer Support Evaluation Findings
On 19 November 2009, Scottish Development Centre for Mental Health in partnership with SRN are co-ordinating and facilitating a free…
7th October, 2009
New WRAP Facilitators Qualify
Throughout the year we have been working on a project designed to better evidence the impact of Wellness Recovery Action…
6th October, 2009
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