NHS intervention helps caregivers become more attuned to a child's needs
The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with parents to co-produce a new animation promoting Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting (VIPP). VIPP is a preventative intervention in which the practitioner works primarily with caregivers and young children, filming interactions and making use of video-feedback.
Brits keeping worries and concerns to themselves amid fear of being judged
Families launch legal fight to end MHA detentions of people with learning disabilities and autism
Use of restraint, seclusion and segregation laid bare by care regulator
Call for NHS to provide more couple therapy
New intervention doubles quit rate for smokers with mental illness
Rethink Mental Illness calls for changes to community mental health care
Today, Rethink Mental Illness publishes a report that sets out a roadmap to rebuild mental health community care in England by 2024. Following the recent focus on treatment and crisis care in the NHS Long Term Plan, the charity is calling on people to look beyond care in traditional settings, and to start building communities that are able to provide care outside of the hospital.
Increasing numbers of pupils with mental health issues are being identified in Scotland's schools
Children's mental health support is often inaccessible, report reveals
Depression or schizophrenia? Black patients more likely to be misdiagnosed
Tampon Tax will fund peer support initiatives for women with mental health problems
After being allocated £.18m from the Tampon Tax Fund generated from the VAT on sanitary products, Mind and Agenda are set to launch peer support initiatives for women. More than 4,00 women who have experienced mental health problems, trauma, offending, family breakdown, substance misuse, and homelessness will be able to access these community services.