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- DescriptionThis forward thinking, multi-author handbook builds on the first edition of Mental Health Today: A handbook, and expands on a range of current key issues in the field of mental health, it looks at the whole lifespan from approaches to children and young people and well-being within school settings to mental health in later life and ageing, and looks to the future for mental health services - where things are heading and where we want them to go. Mental Health Today...and Tomorrow: Exploring current and future trends in mental health care provides a comparative view of how things are done around the UK and beyond, explores the role of language used in mental health care and the use of techlogy, and offers some predictions for the future of services. This handbook explores the whole lifespan, with chapters examining early interventions and mental health and wellbeing within school settings, mental health in the workplace, and finally the issues faced as people enter later life.Mental Health Today...and Tomorrow has been written in partnership with the Mental Health Foundation.
- Author BiographyDr David Crepaz-KeayDr David Crepaz-Keay is Head of Empowerment and Social Inclusion at the The Mental Health Foundation and has led the development, delivery and evaluation of 65 self-management courses for people with a severe psychiatric diagnosis across England and Wales; helped ensure effective involvement of mental health service users in the development of Together for Mental Health: A cross-government strategy for mental health and wellbeing in wales; and is part of a working group developing impact assessment tools for the strategy. He has been a technical advisor to the World Health Organization on empowerment issues chaired a WHO working group on developing indicators of involvement, and has spoken and written widely on involvement, empowerment, self-management and peer support.David is an eloquent and passionate campaigner against discrimination on the grounds of mental health history. With over 25 years of involvement, first as a user of mental health services and later as a campaigner, he is also an advocate of service user voices being included in mental health service planning and delivery.David was a Commissioner for Patient and Public Involvement in Health (January 2003 - August 2007). The Commission (CPPIH) was created to give the public a voice in decisions that affect their health. He was a founder member of the English national survivor user network (NSUN).Before working in mental health, David wrote economic models at HM Treasury and models of underground water systems for the water industry. He is also a qualified cricket umpire.Anne Beales MBEAnne Beales is Director of Service User Involvement at Together: For Mental Wellbeing, a mental health charity and service provider. She has over 16 years' experience working directly with those who access mental health services. In 2008 until 2014, Anne was appointed as one of just two service user consultants to the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network (MHN) and she served as part of the government Social Work Task Force, set up to examine the quality, recruitment and retention of the profession. Anne also sits on the Equalities Ministerial Advisory Group for Mental Health, has been appointed as a Trustee for Disability Rights UK and has recently been appointed to sit on the advisory board for Healthwatch England's public enquiry into unsafe discharge.She received an MBE for services to healthcare for her role setting up the Capital Project Trust, and was a founding member of NSUN, which she continues to support.Andy BellAndy Bell is deputy chief executive at Centre for Mental Health, an independent charity seeking a fairer chance in life for people with mental health problems. Andy began at the centre in 2002 before which he worked at The King's Fund. Andy is also a trustee of YoungMinds, the children and young people's mental health charity.Mark BrownMark Brown is Development Director of Social Enterprise, Social Spider CIC. He founded and edited One in Four between 2006 and 2014, a national mental health magazine written by people with mental health difficulties for people with mental health. Increasingly, Mark focuses on mental health and social and digital innovation. In 2014 he was recognised by Health Service Journal and Nursing Times as a 'Social Media Pioneer'. In 2014, with funding from Public Health England, he launched A Day in the Life, a crowd-sourced blogging project to create a snapshot of life in England as lived by people with mental health difficulties. Eva CyhlarovaDr Eva Cyhlarova is an independent researcher working in health and social care and specialising in mental health. She is a Research Associate of the Centre for Mental Health, London, and Visiting Academic at the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford. For the last five years, she was the Head of Research at the Mental Health Foundation, managing a portfolio of research projects across mental health, learning disabilities and dementia. Following a D
- PublisherPavilion Publishing and Media Ltd
- Date of Publication18/05/2015
- Series TitleMental Health Today
- Place of PublicationHove
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPavilion Publishing and Media Ltd
- Edited byDavid Crepaz-Keay
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