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Screening, suicide and support while on waiting lists: the questions children and young people want answered about their mental health. We have just released the top 10 priorities for young people’s mental health; as decided by those who know best – young people and those that support them.

Improving lives through virtual reality therapy

People experiencing psychosis may find social situations difficult and withdraw from everyday activities.  The use of modern technologies, such as virtual reality, could be used as a form of therapy. We will be facilitating public involvement to guide and advise on this study.

Make a difference and fund life-changing mental health research.

We need people who have been affected by mental health problems to get involved in research studies as participants or advisers. To keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities, sign up to our involvement bulletin.

 

Involvement Bulletin Issue 14

In these bulletins, we advertise involvement opportunities and events within the McPin Foundation. We
also advertise opportunities for people to get involved in mental health research with other organisations.
We also include details of post-graduate education and employment opportunities in mental health research.

By joining you can be kept up-to-date with the latest opportunities to be involved in mental health research as well as the latest news on young people and mental health. – We want to make sure that young people are involved in research that has the potential to affect them, so it reflects their true priorities and concerns. Find out more, including how to sign up.

A talking point paper exploring whether experiential knowledge can contribute to traditional psychiatric drugs research, including human rights implications. Authored by independent survivor researcher and consultant, Jasna Russo, a long-term activist in the international mental health service user/psychiatric survivor movement.