Resources

The CNWL Recovery & Wellbeing College’s code of conduct ensures that everyone who attends the CNWL Recovery & Wellbeing College has a positive, enriching experience and will want to learn.

The CNWL Recovery & Wellbeing College’s student charter outlines what you can expect from us whilst you are a student at the CNWL Recovery & Wellbeing College and also what we expect from you.

There is lots of information about recovery and we can signpost you to some useful sources.

Click the links to download the CNWL Health and Wellbeing Plan and Advance Statement of preferences and wishes or complete them online. You can also download and read our latest annual report

There are lots of organisations that have very useful information about mental health and you can access some useful links to this information.

www.nhsconfed.org/mhn
 
www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk

Facilitators and barriers to living with pyschosis

New Economics Foundation – Co-production: A Manifesto for Growing the Economy – this paper gives a broad outline of the concept of co-production as a way of capturing personal experiences of using services, in order to transform both our services and our wider societies.

New Economics Foundation – In This Together – specific case examples of peer-led and co-produced projects in different UK settings.

The Kings Fund – Making shared decision-making a reality – this paper examines in detail the practicalities of using two sources of expertise, patient and clinician, to support greater understanding of treatments and the use of self-management in health care.

SCIE Co-production Briefing (Social Care Institute for Excellence) – an emerging evidence base for adult social care transformation -  a general introduction to the concept of co-production and how the expertise of those using services can be used for their improvement.

Speakeasy Magazine

The Advocacy Project’s user involvement initiative Different Voices produces Speakeasy magazine. Speakeasy provides a creative means for people who use inpatient mental health services in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea to get their voices heard. Different Voices provides a supportive and safe space for service users to discuss ideas and to work on contributions - both in hospital and in the community.  If you would like a copy or if you would like to contribute to Speakeasy magazine - to share your thoughts or opinions on mental health services or your experiences of recovery, or to get your artwork, writing or poetry published - please contact the Different Voices User Involvement Workers, Natasha and Kristin, at The Advocacy Project: 020 8969 3000 or differentvoices@afmh.org.uk

Kensington and Chelsea Mind Service User Network

The SUN exists to create a network of users and survivors who care about mental health issues and who want to be part of a dynamic and influential user movement.

New 6-week bereavement support group from Cruse and Mind

Kensington & Chelsea Mind is pleased to be working in partnership with Kensington & Chelsea Cruse to provide a bereavement support group for users of mental health services in this borough.  The support group will run for six weeks on Tuesday mornings commencing on Tuesday 5th March from 11.30 am to 1 pm.  The group will meet in the office of Kensington and Chelsea Mind at 7 Thorpe Close.
 
To maximise benefit participants are asked to attend all six sessions and to be willing to share their experience of bereavement and support others within the confidential setting of the group.  Participation is free. The group will take place in a welcoming and supportive setting and will be for a maximum of eight people. Participants should be willing to commit to all six sessions and to sharing within the confidential setting of the group.  
 
For further details or to book a place, please contact Kensington & Chelsea Cruse on 020 8964 3455.

 MIND tips for better mental health

Different Voices' Little Book of Services

The The Advocacy Project Different Voices Directory of Services –is a directory of services in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea, produced by The Advocacy Project.

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