Conversing with parts of a whole: what is Internal Family Systems therapy?22 March 2022
What is somatic therapy and why is it perfect for trauma recovery?08 March 2022
When is the Government going to fix the Covid-19 pandemic’s mental health crisis?07 March 2022
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network, writes: 'Demand is mounting within mental health services. The backlog is growing, and more people are becoming more unwell while services become busier. So why are we yet to see a comprehensive plan from Government to tackle what we know could fast become the next pandemic?'
Naming my rights: the significance of humanity in recovery17 February 2022
Being sectioned under the Mental Health Act can be a frightening and bewildering experience for patients. Many may not be able to understand, or engage with, their rights in this new setting. Although, as the author is this article illustrates, it is essential even when patient rights are being restricted they must be able to appreciate the value of their human rights and experience compassion.
What services can do to encourage veterans to access help for their mental health03 February 2022
The mental health concerns of veterans are unique and can pose a long-term challenge in their return to civilian life. Over the last few years, investment has improved services, however, many veterans are still reluctant. Prof Neil Greenberg, Lead for Military and Veterans Health at The Royal College of Psychiatrists, details two essential pieces of work that professionals could use to improve accessibility and service for veterans.