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There are growing concerns about UK mental health policy and services. They are widely seen as being in ‘crisis’,chronically underfunded and having fallen far behind physical healthcare. There are also more fundamental worries that they are over-reliant on a narrowly-based medicalised conceptual framework which can be stigmatizing and unhelpful for service users.
Authors: Peter Beresford, Rebecca Perring, Mary Nettle, Jan Wallcraft
Foreword: Tina Coldham SCIE Trustee and Chair of the SCIE Co-Production Network www.scie.org.uk
Funding: Joseph Rowntree Foundation