Mental Health and Social Inclusion: Volume 22 Issue 1


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Group art therapy: supporting social inclusion through an ancient practice?

Sue Holttum

Group art therapy involves art-making, which has been used throughout human history to symbolise struggle and transformation with group support. The purpose of this paper…

Ben Robinson in conversation with Jerome Carson

Ben Robinson, Jerome Carson

The purpose of this paper is to provide a profile of Ben Robinson.

Walking side-by-side: Recovery Colleges revolutionising mental health care

Joanne Sommer, Katherine Gill, Jane Stein-Parbury

The Recovery College model is an innovative approach to providing education to consumers, carers and mental health staff, with the potential to facilitate both personal…

Why make the effort? Exploring recovery college engagement

Leanne Harper, Mick McKeown

Whilst there is growing evidence to suggest that the recovery college (RC) environment supports students towards their mental health recovery (Meddings et al., 2015b)…

Need for micro-finance self-help groups among women family caregivers of persons with mental disability in rural India

Sreekanth Nair, Aarti Jagannathan, Suresh Kudumallige, Channaveerachari Naveen Kumar, Jagadisha Thirthalli

Micro-finance self-help groups empower caregivers to indulge in productive activities based on the local availability of resources to reduce their financial burden. The…

One Door Mental Health Lived Experience Framework

Richard Schweizer, Ellen Marks, Rob Ramjan

Recently, the importance of a lived experience workforce in the delivery of mental health services has been demonstrated. The roll-out of the National Disability Insurance…

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