Transforming Care Experienced Mental Health and Wellbeing Support
A conversation exploring Care Experienced Mental Health Mental Health and Wellbeing support.
Care Experienced people are poorly supported in regards to our mental health, trauma informed care and wellbeing support. This is a space to both explore issues and imagine a transformation in support from community and co-production principles.
Those attending may like to read/watch:
- the video at the bottom of this page about social theraputics
- this article "Decolonizing Therapy: Why an Apolitical Mental Health System Doesn’t Work: Undoing the narrative that 'just talking about your feelings is enough."
- The Social Power and Mental Health Conference
- "A longitudinal study of cognitive predictors of (complex) post-traumatic stress in young people in out-of-home care" - there is a YouTube summary here. Key takeaway point "Children in foster care have well-documented poor mental health outcomes, yet there is little quantitative evidence of what processes may maintain these difficulties. There remains ongoing debate about the relevance of existing models of psychopathology for these young people
Reclaim Zoom Gatherings: 2nd Thursday of the month creating a safe space for care experienced to come together, support & explore what connects, and inspires our community for meaningful change.