Compassionate Mental Health is a conference dedicated to transformation in the way we live and work with mental health crises and distress and therapeutic approaches that move beyond a purely biomedical model in terms of sustainable recovery from a mental health crisis.
Compassionate Mental Health covers topics such as:
The importance of meaning in mental distress and psychosis
How to exercise our inner strength to resource ourselves and others
Enabling the shift towards a more democratic approach that focuses on the whole person and building resilience
Breakdown as opportunity for breakthrough and growth
How we form authentic relationships, learn to listen deeply, and feel safe to share our difficulties
Building equity and understanding between everyone involved in mental health services
Open Dialogue and a how a network approach to crisis is keeping people out of hospital
Creating safe healing spaces in our services and communities, for people to talk about suicidal thoughts
Compassionate Mental Health brings together:
People and families with personal experience with mental health issues
Third Sector staff
Compassionate Mental Health might be held in United Kingdom in Jan 2020 (Not Final).