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Blogs by Susanne Gibson

Mar
31
2016

Mental Health and Support into Employment: Is it Working?
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research in the newsAs the recent report from the Mental Health Taskforce points out, only 43% of people with mental health problems are in work, compared with 65% of people with other health conditions, and 74% of people in the general population. The figures are far lower for people with severe mental illness – for example, the employment rate for people with schizophrenia is around 8%.

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Jun
25
2015

Right Here Right Now: The CQC on the state of crisis care
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hot off the press - CCC logoThe Crisis Care Concordat was launched in February 2014 with the aim of improving the quality and availability of help and support for people experiencing a mental health crisis; support before reaching crisis point, urgent access to safe, respectful and effective care in an emergency, and support for recovery and the prevention of future crises.

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