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The New Savoy Conference Psychological Therapies 2018: A New Deal for Depression

The 11th annual New Savoy Conference Psychological  Therapies in the NHS A New Deal for Depression  This latest instalment of the annual New Savoy conferences will be held from Wednesday 21st until Thursday 22nd at the Millennium Conference centre in London. It will feature the following themes: The new NICE guideline for Depression IAPT referral, […]

Peer Supported Open Dialogue Conference 2017

March  22nd  Regents  Hall  Oxford  Street  London The  annual  Peer  Supported  Open  Dialogue  Conference  will  be  an  even  bigger  and  better  event  than  the  preceding  conferences, since as  a  movement  we  are  growing….. The  March  Conference  will  highlight  the  exciting  development  of  the  last  year:  the  expansion  of  Open  Dialogue  trainings.  The  NELFT (AFT  accredited  course) […]

Peer-Supported Open Dialogue Conference 2017

It’s that time of year again, when we start organising for our annual national POD conference. The 2017 event will be held at Regents Hall in Oxford St, London on March 22nd. We should have a number of commissioners and other senior NHS folk coming – now that we’re on the verge of receiving the […]

Limited time offer for Savoy Conference

Limited time offer for Savoy Conference

    New Savoy 10th Anniversary Conference  Psychological Therapies in the NHS Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th March 2017 Millennium Conference Centre, London   REDUCED RATE* FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY: SAVE £100 QUOTE HCUK350NSP WHEN BOOKING BEFORE 26th JANUARY 2017   2017 marks the 10th anniversary for the New Savoy conferences: a decade in which […]

Experiences of Anti-depressant and Anti-psychotic Medication Survey

The largest survey in New Zealand on antidepressants has just been published and is available through the following link: GIBSON, K., CARTWRIGHT, C., READ, J. (2016). ‘In my life antidepressants have been….’:  A qualitative analysis of users’ diverse experiences of antidepressants. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 135. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0844-3  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-244X/16/135 Following this a new survey is now […]

Richard Bentall’s open letter to Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry’s exploration of manic depression (in the current BBC series on mental health, ‘In the Mind‘) has drawn both praise and criticism.  Psychology Professor Richard Bentall, has sent an open letter to the actor which offers a differing perspective. You can read the letter by clicking on this link. The letter contains references that ISPS […]

The Mental Health Recovery Archive

A Message from Anna Sexton: Wellcome Library/UCL: The Mental Health Recovery Archive can be viewed (as a work in progress) at: http://mentalhealthrecovery.omeka.net The site is organised around the personal narratives of Dolly, Andrew, Peter and Stuart.  The site also includes a narrative put together by me providing the contextual story that lies behind the creation […]