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Journal article

Police holding power under s.136 of the 1983 Mental Health Act

Authors:
CURRAN Christopher, GRIMSHAW Catherine
Journal article citation:
Openmind, 107, January 2001, p.28.
Publisher:
MIND

Under s.136 of the Mental Health Act 1983, a police constable who finds in a public place a person whom they believe to be suffering from a mental disorder and in immediate need of care or control may remove them to a place of safety. Outlines the provisions.

Journal article

If you're happy and you know it

Author:
DAVIS Carol
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 5.7.01, 2001, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Anxiety about the mental health of our children is growing. Looks at how nursing intervention in schools can help to tackle the problem at an early stage.

Journal article

Promotion drive

Author:
FRIEDLI Lynne
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.5.01, 2001, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

After years of neglect, mental health promotion has achieved new status as a strategic priority. Looks forward to a greater commitment from local agencies to making people happy.

Journal article

Workplace assessment for people with mental health issues

Author:
CHAPMAN Jenny
Journal article citation:
A Life in the Day, 5(4), November 2001, pp.8-15.
Publisher:
Emerald

The author, a practitioner, consultant and lecturer in vocational rehabilitation, gives an account of a successful rehabilitation programme in which she worked in Australia. The Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service in Australia, continue to provide effective 'return to work' programmes for disabled people. The use of methods such as workplace assessment is one reason why Australia is extremely successful in return to work and placement rates.

Journal article

Regenerating minds

Author:
HUXLEY Peter, EVANS Sherrill
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 8.11.01, 2001, pp.40-41.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The authors, of the Institute of Psychiatry report on a study of the impact on mental health of an urban regeneration scheme in a deprived part of Manchester.

Journal article

Mental illness and substance abuse

Authors:
LANCELOT Andrew, SIMS John
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 27.9.01, 2001, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

Explains how a flexible, family-oriented care plan helped a mentally distressed client with alcohol problems where previous interventions had failed.

Journal article

Cool and controlled

Author:
SCOTT Helen
Journal article citation:
Mental Health Today, September 2001, pp.23-25.
Publisher:
Pavilion
Place of publication:
Hove

Looks at a school-based mental health promotion programme in Gateshead which seeks to help disruptive young people deal with their feelings and behaviour.

Book

I Want to be your friend: but I don't know how: whole school approaches to children's mental health

Author:
MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Mental Health Foundation
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
25p.
Place of publication:
London

Describes five projects based in schools which were designed to promote children's mental health. Begins by describing the role of schools in mental health promotion and then describes the aims and objectives of each project, how it worked and what it achieved, with individual case studies of participants. Draws lessons from the projects and makes recommendations for further practice.

Journal article

Workshops add to psychosis service

Authors:
KHOO Linda, WOOLLETT Siobhan
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 26.7.01, 2001, pp.40-41.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

People who have experienced psychotic episodes can benefit from discussing what has happened. The authors describe what goes on at the workshops they have developed.

Journal article

The Solihull approach: changes in health visiting practice

Authors:
DOUGLAS Hazel, GINTY Michelle
Journal article citation:
Community Practitioner, 74(6), June 2001, pp.222-224.
Publisher:
Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association

Health visitors in Solihull now have access to systematic approach to working with children with behavioural problems. Explains the background to the approach and some of the benefits it brings to practice.

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