Centre for Mental Health, UK
Recovery Colleges can transform mental health services
Ethical Human Sciences and Services, Vol. 2, No.1, 2000
Involuntary Psychiatric Interventions: A Breach of the
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Canada
RES-PECT… Their mission is to provide behavioral health
agencies, schools and other health organizations with a system
of tools to reduce physical restraints.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Making the
Connection – view their webpage on PTSD!
IIMHL Disaster Response Report -
"Examples of mental health resources for disaster planning and
responsiveness across IIMHL countries"
To view a copy of this document - go to
APA Division 52 Journal - International Perspectives in
Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation is now accepting
Go to http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/ipp/index.aspx for a
description of the journal and submission instructions.
WHO mhGAP Newsletter
This twice a year newsletter will keep you up to date with
what's happening - and what we're planning - in the mental
health Gap Programme (mhGAP) of WHO. This programme has the
objective of scaling up care for priority mental, neurological
and substance use disorders especially in low- and middle-income
countries. To view the Newsletter,
Social Science Report is now available.
Produced by the International Social Science Council and
co-published with UNESCO
Find the full document here (http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/resources/reports/world-social-science-report)
East Kent Singing for Health Network Project, UK
singing helps to improve mental wellbeing.
To view the video on YouTube -
A research project in the UK has demonstrated for the first
time that group singing can help improve wellbeing for people
with enduring mental health problems. The project undertaken by
the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health
(Canterbury Christ Church University) established a network of
choirs for mental health service users in the South East of
England in September 2009. Professor Stephen Clift and Dr. Ian
Morrison, who ran the project, discuss the findings, and service
users and mental health professionals talk about the benefits of
group singing for mental health.
Policy Recommendations for a General Improvement in Psychiatric
Care in Japan Takehisa Takizawa
From Privileges to Rights: People Labeled with Psychiatric
Disabilities Speak for Themselves.
A Report by the National Council on Disabilities (NCD) in the
View the Executive Summary