Hear from Louise Christie from the Scottish Recovery Network, Laura Falconer from Barnardo’s, and Lisa Androulidakis and Callum Ross from CMHA Calgary. Each speaker has a unique perspective on how to stimulate change by valuing the strengths and expertise of people with lived experience and supporting them to contribute to the well-being of themselves and their communities.
This video seeks to promote a conversation about what recovery is and what are the marks of a recovery–oriented mental health system. Recovery-oriented practice emphasizes hope, social inclusion, acceptance, choice, community participation, personal goal setting, and self-determination.
Vicky Kelly has been an early advocate for human services to adopt “trauma-informed care,” an approach that calls for a focus not just on someone’s behavior, but, more importantly, on what drives behavior.
This documentary follows the epic inner journey of Kim, a young mother who, over two heart-breaking and inspiring years, battles the traumas from her past to create a new present and future for her and her family. In this intimate portrait, Kim shares deeply personal moments that most of us keep secret in shame, and invites us into her counseling sessions.
Becky meets with experts and attends a workshop to uncover the tactics that abusers use and learn more about the manipulation present from the outset of abusive relationships. Throughout the story, we learn about all sides of this difficult issue, and begin to understand the power of open dialogue. When people talk openly, women will find the support around them that they need to leave a dangerous relationship.
This film complements the many anti-bullying programs for schools and workplaces through explaining the social and psychological dynamics that contribute to a bullying culture and what must happen to break that culture. To stop bullying, change needs to happen at a very fundamental level in how we relate to each other. Stopping bullying becomes everyone's responsibility.
A logically fascinating talk by the family member of addicts. Having re-searched and experienced, 1st hand, a variety of addicts he comes to an enlightening perspective of what the addict is missing and why that drives them to addiction. It's not the actual intake of heroin or other opiates, it the components of relationships that is the deep key.
"This acclaimed New York Times "Critic's Pick" is an animated, sweeping 100-year family history of mystery, mental health, redemption and survival. The film is based on true events involving five women of filmmaker Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their encounters with depression and suicide"
For the first time in Australian television history, a documentary series has been filmed inside one of the busiest mental health units in the country. Brave, raw and sometimes funny, the three-part series CHANGING MINDS goes behind the locked doors of Liverpool Hospital’s Mental Health Unit to meet the patients and staff who are challenging the stigma and taboos that exist around mental illness.