2014

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Human rights in Scotland: year one report published
A new report documenting the first year of Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights (SNAP) has been published.
16th December, 2014
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LGBT Mental Health Audit Tool
LGBT Health & Wellbeing created an Audit Tool for use by mental health services and organisations.
9th December, 2014
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LGBT Mental Health project impact report published
An Impact Report highlighting key findings from the LGBT Health and Wellbeing ‘Mental Health Demonstration Project’ is now available.
13th November, 2014
Being Heard: a self-advocacy toolkit for carers
The Carers Self-Advocacy Toolkit is to help carers get their voices heard.
10th November, 2014
New short film about recovery and volunteering
The Volunteer Centre Edinburgh has produced a short film looking at how volunteering can help to support mental health recovery.
10th November, 2014
MWCS Annual Report 2013-14 published
MWCS has published its Annual Report (2013-14) and a report on their ‘Visits to young people in secure settings’.
28th October, 2014
MECOPP launch SDS animation in five languages
MECOPP have developed a short animation about self-directed support (SDS) for people who speak English as a second language.
20th October, 2014
Free access to EPiC Carer Aware e-module
EPiC are offering free access to their e-module: Carer Aware.
6th October, 2014
My Dog, My Friend: the positive impact of dogs on mental wellbeing
A new book celebrating the positive impact of dogs on mental wellbeing is raising money for the Samaritans.
10th September, 2014
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Health in Mind launch new self-management service
Health in Mind launched a new initiative that taps into the knowledge and experience of those using the service.
5th August, 2014
Carer peer support project launched
A new project from the Mental Health Foundation is working with mental health carers to develop peer support approaches.
23rd July, 2014
OTBDS publish new report on mental health and SDS
OTBDS published a report exploring how to make self-directed support (SDS) work for people with mental health problems.
22nd July, 2014
Views called for on changes to Scottish mental health legislation
Views on changes to the treatment of those with mental health disorders have been called for by the Scottish Parliament.
2nd July, 2014
Creative Collective: free weekly arts workshop
Creative Collective is an arts and health programme bringing together people experiencing social isolation, mental health and addiction issues.
2nd July, 2014
See Me movement for change: event report and grants scheme
People from across Scotland met to discuss the new direction of the re-founded anti-stigma and discrimination programme, See Me.
2nd June, 2014
Exploring family carer involvement in forensic mental health services
Support in Mind Scotland and the NHS Scotland Forensic Network published a report examining the experiences of carers.
28th May, 2014
Visit the Creative Quarter! Be informed, inspired, engaged
Creative Quarter is part of an IRISS project aimed at understanding and learning from disciplines that specifically recognise creativity.
21st May, 2014
Equine Group: Helping Hands, Harnessing Hope
Kirriemuir and Forfar CMHT published a report 'Equine Group: Helping Hands, Harnessing Hope'
5th May, 2014
New HUG report: Telehealth and Mental Illness in Highland
HUG (Action for Mental Health) have produced a report exploring views on the use of Telehealth.
5th May, 2014
Find local support with online ALISS tool
The ALLIANCE have launched an updated version of the ALISS (A Local Information System for Scotland) website.
30th April, 2014
Over the Fence: new SDS website launched
OTBDS, in partnership with media co-op, have launched a website that provides information about how to get care and support.
7th April, 2014
New ImROC briefing paper published
ImROC recently published a new briefing paper: ‘Supporting recovery in mental health services: Quality and Outcomes’.
25th March, 2014
Getting There project launches new website
OTBDS created a website, dedicated to the Getting There project, which explores what SDS will mean for user-led organisations.
4th March, 2014
RAMH Directory of Mental Health Services now available
Recovery Across Mental Health (RAMH) in conjunction with Choose Life have published the 5th edition of their Mental Health Directory.
26th February, 2014
SRN joins Yale Professor for recovery seminar: 10 March 2014
The Centre for Health Policy invites you to a seminar with the Director of the Yale University Programme.
25th February, 2014
Free CPD workshops for GPs, practice nurses and trainees
SRN are delighted to announce workshops being held in Glasgow to introduce primary care practitioners to recovery practice.
17th February, 2014
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SRN welcomes new team member
SRN are delighted to welcome Robert Stevenson to the team.
14th February, 2014
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Scottish Government seeks views for Carers Legislation
The Scottish Government is looking for feedback to their recently published ‘Carers Legislation - Consultation on Proposals’ .
13th February, 2014
Changing Minds Season on BBC Radio Scotland
BBC Radio Scotland’s Changing Minds Season features programmes looking at mental health, including the experiences of carers.
7th January, 2014
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Children and young people mental health report published
The first systematic assessment of children and young people’s mental health has been published by NHS Health Scotland and ScotPHO.
7th January, 2014
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Call for responses to proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill
The Scottish Government are inviting responses to 'A Consultation on draft proposals for a Mental Health (Scotland) Bill'.
7th January, 2014
MWCS publish revised covert medication guidance
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland (MWCS) have updated their Covert Medication Good Practice Guide.
6th January, 2014