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Falling through

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 27.7.00, 2000, p.20.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Mental health problems often begin in adolescence, but mental health services for young adults are few and far between. Examines the case for a specific service.

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Does the bill add up?

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 15.7.04, 2004, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Takes a critical look at the new Mental Capacity Bill. Although it takes on some of the critisims levelled at the previous draft, campaigners are still arguing about items in the new Bill.

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The enemy within

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 7.11.02, 2002, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Highlights how many teenagers are frightened to admit they are suffering from mental health problems due to the stigma attached.

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Outreach across the pond

Authors:
WINCHESTER Ruth, LLOYD Ken
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 4.4.02, 2002, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Assertive outreach is widely acknowledged as the way forward to improve quality of life for people in the community mental health problems. Looks at progress to date in the UK and describes how outreach teams work in the USA.

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The wrong prescription

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.8.01, 2001, p.23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on how many older people in residential homes are spending their days in a drug-induced haze as the use of anti-psychotic drugs reached record high levels.

Journal article

Too much pressure

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 7.12.00, 2000, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on calls for a dedicated national service to help the increasing numbers of children with mental health problems.

Journal article

Patients will pay for government cherry-picking

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 10.11.99, 1999, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The government's Green Paper to shake up mental health legislation was supposedly based on the review of the Mental Health Act 1983 by an expert committee, but, asks the author, have ministers ignored its central thrust?

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Pushed to breaking point

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 7.6.01, 2001, pp.18-20.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The assisted suicide of Sarah Lawson brought the plight of people caring for those with mental health problems sharply into focus. The reality of looking after people with such severe problems means they often have to live under unimaginable pressures with very little support.

Journal article

Compulsion fears stall support for white paper

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 11.1.01, 2001, pp.10-11.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Government plans to reform mental health legislation have been given a mixed reception. This article argues that support for measures to rationalise how services deal with different client groups have been tempered by concern from practitioners and service users about the question of compulsory treatment.

Journal article

Down to the hard core

Author:
WINCHESTER Ruth
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 31.8.00, 2000, pp.8-9.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on how the Rough Sleepers Unit has succeeded in cutting the number of people in England sleeping on the streets, but has found that long -term success means working with a core of homeless people with chronic mental health and addiction problems.

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