Poster presentation: A meta-analysis of recovery educational and awareness interventions for mental health professionals

The history of mental health care has been marked by various struggles for the dignity of service users. Some reform movements have started to use strategies aimed at professionals’ beliefs and attitudes change. This conference paper intends to systematically review and synthesize all information related to awareness-raising and training of professionals in aspects related to empowerment, recovery and in general in rights-based care to achieve full citizenship of mental health services users.

Beyond recovery: towards rights-based mental health care

Recently, the recovery movement in mental health, among other transformative movements, has begun to promote citizenship, both as a tool of participation and therapeutic intervention, and social prescription to expand the range of therapeutic options of primary health practice. and mental. This process has been carried out by strengthening the links between health services and community resources. We perceive a need to increase the participation of civil society, particularly the movements in the first person, for a focus on rights […]

Workshop: “Working together to promote the GAM: new support materials and future challenges”

The Peer Support Groups, for many known colloquially as GAM, have already become an effective tool in improving a problem or difficulty from mutual support. The starting point is always the fact of sharing a similar situation (be it an illness, a mourning process, an addiction …) and the desire to try to overcome it or improve the situation. Starting from here the possibilities of work are endless, as long as they are well managed and energized. For this reason, […]

Contextualizing mental health through citizenship and human rights

Recently, movements and concepts such as recovery, according to the use of the term coined by the movement of activism in mental health, citizenship (as well as participation tools as therapeutic) or social prescription (among others), have expanded the range of therapeutic options of primary practice and mental health by strengthening the links between health, social services and community resources. In line with the disappointment of some western user organizations with the way in which the administration has absorbed their […]