Welcome new participant on the Introduction to Dual Diagnosis Course please find below you will find resources and links to further information.
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On a previous course one of our participants recommended the following books.
Clear Your Clutter With Feng Shui
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff-- and it's All Small Stuff
The book I could not remember the name of
Seligman book mentioned
I also mentioned
The Happiness Advantage
The 10,000hours thing is mentioned in various places but I first noticed in in this book
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Dual Diagnosis Course
Adverse Childhood Experience Scale
Here is an overview link that has the test and an explanation.
Mental Health Act
The full Mental Health Act 1983 can be found at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1983/20/contents
Amendments were made to this by the Mental Health Act 2007 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2007/12/contents
MIND provide a guide to the Mental Health Act and how it affects individuals - http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/legal-rights/mental-health-act-the-mind-guide/about-the-mental-health-act/#.UsVrXNJdXp8
Rethink Mental Illness - guide on the Mental Health Act and explain the Sections well http://www.rethink.org/living-with-mental-illness/mental-health-laws/mental-health-act-1983/sections-2-3-4-5
Mental Capacity Act
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 can be read, in full, at the following address - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/contents.
The Social Care Institute for Excellence have an ‘At a glance’ overview of the Act that is concise and easy to read - http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/ataglance/ataglance05.asp
The Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice can be downloaded at http://www.justice.gov.uk/downloads/protecting-the-vulnerable/mca/mca-code-practice-0509.pdf
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
The Alzheimer’s Society have a comprehensive fact sheet on the subject, including outlining the process for getting authorisation for a deprivation of liberty - https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20032/legal_and_financial/129/deprivation_of_liberty_safeguards_dols/2
Easy to read information for service users
Books Beyond Words (BBW) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Books Beyond Words tell powerful stories just in pictures to help people with learning disabilities cope with some of life's biggest challenges. At the back of each book, there is a written storyline, with guidelines and a range of resources for supporters and professionals. The titles cover:
- Health and wellbeing
- Physical health
- Mental health and trauma
- Health screening
- Using services
- Criminal Justice System http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/problemsdisorders/learningdisabilities.aspx
Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures. There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth, made by many different organisations. You can print off nearly all the leaflets straight away. http://www.easyhealth.org.uk/categories/health-leaflets
Mental health problems in people with learning disabilities: prevention, assessment and management. NICE guideline [NG54]. Published date: September 2016 https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng54
What's the difference between a learning disability and a mental health problem? (2016) https://www.mencap.org.uk/blog/whats-difference-between-learning-disability-and-mental-health-problem
Guidance for commissioners of mental health services for people with learning disabilities (2013). Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health. http://www.jcpmh.info/resource/guidance-for-commissioners-of-mental-health-services-for-people-with-learning-disabilities/
The Judith Trust
Established in 1997, the Judith Trust focuses its work on the problems faced by people who have both a learning disability and mental ill-health.
The mental health charity.