We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and more attention on the social and economic injustices that underpin it.
And This Time It's Personal
WellRedFilms explores the underpinnings of the psycho-coercive practices endorsed by the government with leading researchers and the Mental Health Resistance Network.
In the Expectation of Recovery
George Faulkner's report outlines how misleading medical research has been used to support disability cuts and other changes to the welfare state.
CoolTan Arts Report on Personal Budgets
Alison Vine of CoolTan Arts explores the practice of personal budgets as it impacts on small voluntary sector organisations.
What is the Good Society?
A presentation for the Adur Churches Network exploring the good society, citizenship and how we can restore the welfare state back to health.
John Burton describes how the institutional assumptions of the care system undermine the creativity and community that is possible when people live together.
Camden and Co-production
David Towell has been reading how local authorities can put outcomes and co-production at the heart of the commissioning process.
Peer Support meets Community Development
This presentation shares the inspiring work of the People Focussed Group Doncaster (PFG) in their local community.
A report from Cyngor ar Bopeth Ceredigion Citizens Advice Bureau, written by Eri Mountbatten, on the impact of austerity, particularly on people with mental health problems.
Trust Is The Key
Inclusion, based in Glasgow, use Individual Service Funds (ISFs) and Personalised Support but trust is the deeper issue.
Learning Disability is Not a Mental Disorder
Robin Jackson asks why in Scottish law people with learning disabilities are treated as if they have a mental disorder.
Spartacus ESA Mythbuster
Members of Spartacus Network bust the dangerous myths and misinformation that has grown up around ESA.
Sam Sly underlines the importance of assuming capacity to ensure people with learning disabilities get the best possible lives.