Barriers to citizenship for people living with mental health problems


In their debut blog, Nagina Khan and Subodh Dave review a qualitative paper exploring the barriers to citizenship that people with mental health problems face.

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“Queer in the head”? Do LGB people in the UK have poorer mental health? #LGBTHM17


At the start of LGBT History Month, Sarah Carr presents some recent research into sexual orientation and symptoms of common mental disorder or low wellbeing.

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Study suggests people with learning disabilities are contributing to Partnership Boards, but more could be done


Learning Disability Partnership Boards have been in operation since 2001. They were established as a result of the Valuing People White Paper to oversee inter-agency planning and service development. Pivotal to their creation was the fact that the partnership had to involve a range of stakeholders, including service users, carers, and representatives from all the [read the full story…]