Mental Health Advance Directives Planning

We continue to support the defence of the rights of people with experience of mental health diagnosis. We participate in the workshop cycle organised by the Veus Federation Rights Observatory, of which we are a party and with which we have close cooperation, providing information on shared decision making  and mental health advance directive documents.   Download slides

Citizenship as Mental Health

We have participated in the workshops for activists of the Veus Federation presenting the model of Citizenship as mental health. Download slides

Conference on Mechanical restraints in the Psychiatric Field

We attended the conference organized by the ‘Taula de Salut Mental de Granollers i comarca’ composed of 26 organizations among service providers, social agents and institutions of the health region of Vallès Oriental Central and Baix Montseny. We listened to the first-person testimonies of those who have suffered mechanical restraints during hospitalisation. Also the main service providers in the area presented the results of their actions aimed to the Mechanical restraints O goal. There was an opportunity to explore alternatives […]

Recovery of life projects. XXVIII AEN Congress. Transitions. Mental health, community and social change

Different movements of professionals, users and their relatives propose the use of concepts such as recovery or citizenship as tools to change the focus from pathology towards empowerment through the enhancement of strengths and community work. At this table we will try to build a dialogue between people who dedicate their efforts to transforming the mental health care system towards one based on rights and the collective construction of life projects.   Legal capacity and support for the exercise of […]

Day of reflection “Sharing the present, rethinking the future”

We participated in the San Juan de Dios Mental Health Strategic Plan Design Workshop where we moderated the working group “Rights, participation and empowerment of people with mental health problems” in which officials from various services in the provinces of San Juan participated. Lleida and Barcelona.

Peer Support

We are part of the team of trainers of the Peer Support specialization course promoted by the University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC), the Althaia Foundation and Osonament, with the support of the “La Caixa” Foundation. It has the participation of the San Juan de Dios Health Park, Actively Catalonia, the Catalan Federation of Mental Health Entities in 1st Person – VEUS, and the Emilia Barcelona association. This training is a university course of 15 credits that combines theoretical […]

Recovery in Mental Health Monograph

We have collaborated with the Recovery in Mental Health Monographic by SOM Mental Health 360 with the editorial “The recovery model from the perspective of its protagonists” and the articles “Training of Mental Health professionals from the Recovery Model” and “Implementation of Peer Support Workers in Mental Health“.