Five Year Forward View for mental health: what does it means for us?
The Mental Health Taskforce report
was published Monday 15th February following the Prime Minister's 'Life Chances' speech and on the same day that BBC One launched its In The Mind
season. NSUN was invited to be a member of the Taskforce and was able to use the Members' Manifesto to feed into the consultation process. We have now produced a more in depth analysis of what the report means and look at how many of the recommendations suggest new and innovative developments and how many focus on increasing and improving what exists. Read more
This week, we were contacted online by Gary, who writes about struggling with addictions: 'after around 3 years of social marijuana and alcohol use and abuse, I suffered from severe psychotic mental illness: very oppressive depression, extreme paranoia about my condition, very poor sleeping, fake enthusiasm,
self isolation, hopelessness, attempted suicide etc, which continued for around 7½ year'. You can read Gary's story and view the website he's launched
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Previously shared information available online
Please visit our website to find involvement opportunities,
jobs and events we shared in previous e-bulletins. This includes our guides to support involvement in reducing the use of restraint in mental health settings.