Rachel Symons summarises a qualitative study on teachers’ aspirations, needs and opinions regarding student mental health support in secondary schools.[read the full story...]
REsTRAIN YOURSELF: reducing restrictive practices on mental health wards #BCTcompare
Krysia Canvin helps us prepare for the #BCTcompare event on Wed 5th June by blogging about a recent study, which looks at the outcome of a restraint reduction programme (‘REsTRAIN YOURSELF’) to minimise the use of physical restraint in acute mental health services.[read the full story...]
The Lancet Psychiatry Commission on psychological treatments #SeeingFurther
Ioana Cristea highlights some of the key ideas from the recently published Lancet Psychiatry Commission on psychological treatments research in tomorrow’s science. She also raises a number of objections to the 50-page report, which we hope will generate some much needed discussion on this topic.
Look out for our #SeeingFurther podcast with the authors of the Commission and a Twitter chat at 12:30pm GMT on Monday 19th March.[read the full story...]
Workplace mental health training works, but do you have the confidence to act?
Chris O’Sullivan reports on a recent cluster randomised controlled trial of workplace mental health training for managers and its effect on sick leave in employees.[read the full story...]
Mental health training programmes for non-mental health professionals
Ian Cummins on a systematic review of mental health training programmes for non-mental health trained professionals coming into contact with people with mental ill health.[read the full story...]