We need more acceptance of people experiencing distress and more attention on the social and economic injustices that underpin it.
Individual Service Funds (ISF) Guide
This guide, written by Sam Smith and Frances Brown, shares decades of experience in using Individual Service Funds (ISFs) to provide personalised support.
A Grounded Theory Study of Disability Benefit Changes
Jessica Saffer carried out doctoral research into the psychological impact of Government changes to the disability benefit system - welfare reform.
The Great Troubled Families Fraud
Simon Duffy reviews Professor Gregg's book on the fraud and dishonesty behind the Troubled Families Programme.
Make A Difference - Support Valued Experiences
John O'Brien has produced a colouring book to be used to help us build a valued life for ourselves or those we care about.
UBI: A Psychological Impact Assessment
An important report which sets out the case for Universal Basic Income (UBI) from the perspective of psychologists.
Hope Assistance Local Tradies
HALT is a ground-breaking mental health initiative where people working in the building industries get to organise, meet, expert advice and practical assistance.
Love and Welfare
In this paper Simon Duffy argues that there is a spiritual tradition that has been forgotten, which offers us a much more positive and loveable vision of the welfare state we need.
The Psychological Impact of Austerity
This report from Psychologists Against Austerity shares well-established psychological research that directly links cuts to public services with mental health problems.
Individualised Funding: Implications for Family Carers
A report commissioned by Mind Australia to find out how carers experienced similar schemes to the NDIS, when they were introduced internationally.
The Goal is Citizenship Not the NDIS
Kate Fulton explores what support providers in Australia should focus on to deliver better outcomes for those who will access support through the NDIS.
Learning from Mental Health PHBs in Stockport
Research describing how peer supporters from All Together Positive work to enable people with mental health problems manage funding for their own support (PHBs).
Calderdale's Guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs)
Calderdale Council have produced a guide for Individual Service Funds (ISFs) which describes their benefits to citizens in clear and accessible English.