Understanding Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) for people who use mental health services including carers. Briefing defines IMHA, who can use it and what it does. People detained under the Mental Health Act can use it.
Mental health problems resources and services
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This video for mental health managers and staff is about the challenge of improving transition when young people are no longer eligible for services from the child and adolescent mental health team at the age of 16. Hear staff and young people talk about the services.
This film for adult social care commissioners and staff showcases the work of Stockport Council and Pennine Care NHS Trust. It established a panel for discussing final support plans for people considered to be at risk as part of its risk enablement strategy for personal budgets and mental health.
In this video, we see examples of excellence in supported living settings. It shows people with learning disabilities and mental health problems finding employment, developing skills, and becoming more independent, and looks at the role of social care staff in supporting people to improve their lives.
SCIE Research briefing 41: factors that promote and hinder joint and integrated working between health and social care services
The aim of this research briefing is to give people who provide and use social care services an overview of the research evidence for joint and integrated working.
This briefing gives an overview of the adult mental health system, and the legislation and guidance that covers the structure and delivery of services. It is aimed at people who have little or no experience in this area.
This film for staff in mental health and children’s services from all sectors brings together professionals from health, social care and education. Each professional has experience of dealing with parental mental health issues in the voluntary sector, in education, in community mental health and in family centres.
The film for mental health staff and children’s services describes the experience of a young woman who looks after her mum and how agencies work together to improve services for parents with mental health problems and their children.
Learn about one mother’s experience of seeking mental health support for herself and her family. This video sets out in practice how different services worked together with the family to provide the support that was needed.
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
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