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Journal article

Art works

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.7.99, 1999, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The use of art as therapy and art as creative endeavour both play a role in helping people with mental illnesses deal with their problems. Looks at both approaches as seen through the work of two recent exhibitions and ongoing projects.

Journal article

Out of mind

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.11.98, 1998, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Discusses how the growth in mental health problems among children and adolescents is stretching existing resources and shows the need for new initiatives. The author reports on some innovative projects.

Book

Drug workers: what you need to know about …

Authors:
WELLARD Sarah, WEIGHTMAN Rosina
Publisher:
[none]
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
98p.
Place of publication:
London

With record numbers of people accessing treatment and other drug services, staff and volunteers are required to respond to increasingly complex needs and problems. The government’s emphasis on improving treatment effectiveness recognises the importance of aftercare and improved access to a range of different services. Drugs work is increasingly carried out in a multi-agency environment where workers have to communicate with a range of different professionals including medical staff, social services and housing in order to deliver the best support and care for their clients. Covering a range of issues, this guide provides drug workers with the basic information they need to do this.

Journal article

Out of the asylum era

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 25.11.04, 2004, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Presents a brief overview of changes in services since the closure of the big Victorian institutions for more varied living arrangements and treatment services. Looks at mental health, learning difficulties and drug misuse.

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Women only

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 10.4.03, 2003, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at attempts to provide services for women with mental health problems that also include their specific needs, such as child care and female-only wards.

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The drugs don't work

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 31.10.02, 2002, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Discusses how mental health services are being challenged by the use of drugs by young people with mental health problems.

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Family fears

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.10.02, 2002, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at how failure to provide adequate mental health services for children and young people can impact on their families.

Journal article

Drug debate intensifies

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 14.6.01, May 2001, p.14.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Mental health campaigners are demanding that quality of life considerations should prevail over issues of cost in the debate about who should get new anti-psychotic drugs.

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Follow up care is the key to cutting suicide rate

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.3.01, 2001, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

A new study suggests that the number of suicides by people with mental illness could be radically reduced through an overhaul of the Care Programme Approach. Reports on ideas for making mental health services safer for users and the public alike.

Journal article

Reform of the role leads to independence worries

Author:
WELLARD Sarah
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 18.1.01, 2001, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Approved social workers are facing major changes as part of the government's revamp of the mental health system, not least the loss of their exclusive role in compulsory treatment. Reports on tension growing between health and social care professionals.

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