Written by Sarah Carr and Peter Beresford, Social Policy First Hand is the first comprehensive international social policy text from a participatory perspective. It presents a new service user-led social policy that addresses the current challenges in welfare provision. A companion volume to ‘All our welfare’, it introduces the voices of different groups of service users, starting from their lived experience.
The Mental Health Resistance Network presents SolidariTEA at the Field in Pckham, on1st Feb 2018. It’s a spoken word event featuring the phenomenal Tara Fleur, Woman of Bones. Tara will also be showing her Digital Art, and bringing Friends Made of Bones. Tara identifies as a survivor, and has recently returned to work in the NHS after 17 years of bohemian living. Her work is redolent with passion, bitingly satirical and searingly funny. Please share, and come if you can! It’s gonna be awesome!
This list was compiled following the Asylum Action & Reaction conference and will shortly be integrated in to the links in the Asylum Resources page. In the meantime it is available as a pdf to download HERE. Please contact us with links to add or corrections.
Late 20 something year old, trying to work out what the F is going on in life whilst being saddled with one or two mental health conditions. Winning. The lighter and darker side of Mental Health. Approach with caution. Protected armour advised if you are easily offended.