We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and more attention on the social and economic injustices that underpin it.
Five Basic Tasks
The core competencies of any agency aiming to support people who are at risk social exclusion and devaluation
Evaluation of SDS Pilot in Stockport
The University of Chester's evaluation of self-directed support for people with mental health problems in Stockport.
Stories of mental health recovery and self-directed support from Hertfordshire
One family have turned their experience of agoraphobia into a dynamic and exciting system of online support.
Don't Monkey with People's Lives
Carl Poll gets to the heart of why the relationship between professionals and citizens can often go so wrong - and what we can do about it.
Vidhya Alakeson's Policy Paper sets out the case for extending the principles of self-direction, and in particular the use of individual budgets, to many areas of health care.
Turning the World Upside Down
Nigel Crisp describes why western, developed countries have much to learn from developing countries who have had to create health care systems with lower levels of funding and…
Manifesto of the Personalisation Forum Group
This manifesto sets out the values, goals and intentions of the Personalisation Forum Group - a group of people who live in Doncaster and who suffer from poor mental health.
Resource Allocation in Mental Health
Simon Duffy explores the possibility of integrating resource allocation systems for health and social care for mental health.
Personalisation in Mental Health
A report setting out a model for integrating health and social care for people with mental health services - designed to promote personalisation, empowerment and citizenship.
Personalised Support is a system for providing support to people with complex and challenging needs to live their own life, on their own terms, but as active citizens.
Keep the Flame Burning
A brilliant summary of the important insights of Terry Lynch into ageing.
Decision-Making in Health
The focus for decision-making in healthcare needs to change depending upon the circumstances and the level of clinical evidence available.