Articles tagged with CAMHS
The best mental health blogs of 2013
Here’s our own selection of the best blogs we’ve published this year in mental health - from how the mainstream media reports mental health issues, to how the police respond to people in crisis.
Room to breathe in defence of the NHS
“We need to engage with the already existing, vibrant user-led movements and NHS workers challenging conventional mental health care and think about what these movements could offer for health care as a whole.” Ramona argues that we can criticise NHS mental health care at the same time as making the case for why privatisation would be worse.
You don’t appreciate what you’ve got until it’s gone
From July 2012-February 2013, I was a CAMHS service user. I saw the consultant psychiatrist 4 times, an assistant psychologist 5 times and the CPN a few times a month. During this time I would also see my GP at her request, sometimes every week or sometimes every 2 weeks. Never more than 2 weeks […]
Guerilla Policy: Our top bloggers
We were interested to see which frontline bloggers we’ve published most since we started the new site in November, so here they are - the top 14 bloggers on Guerilla Policy from across housing, social care, mental health, education, policing and probation services.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, they are a-changing
“A re-focusing onto its core client base, a disconnection from social services leading to an often-dysfunctional relationship with them, and a deeply concerning rise in eating disorders.” Zarathustra reflects on developments in CAMHS in a time of changing needs and now austerity.