The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2017 kicks off this week until 29 October.
What better time to plug Mindreel, a valuable learning resource that provides access to over 100 films that address a range of mental health issues.
The films featured on Mindreel were selected in conjunction with the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival. Most are films that were submitted to the Festival, and many are award winners. Iriss was a partner in the development of the resource.
We've published Insight 31 - Peer support roles in mental health services - which was written by Louise Christie, Network Manager (Policy and Development) at Scottish Recovery Network.
The print version has been newly designed to reflect our new brand and colours. I think you'll agree that it looks rather lovely. Print copies are available on request, contact Iriss.
Pilotlight, an Iriss project, works with co-design teams of people who use and deliver services across Scotland to design pathways to self-directed support (SDS). Using a design approach, it aims to demonstrate how to design support for seldom heard groups, provide more personalised and appropriate services, and increase the marketplace of support providers.
Pilotlight set out to lead thinking on co-designing self-directed support for people across Scotland.
Pilotlight has co-designed four pathways to self-directed support focusing on mental health, risk, self-employment and young people in transition. The co-design teams for each pathway have included people who access support, local authorities and support providers. The project has tested and refined a model for successful power sharing, produced tools and resources, and developed solutions for the implementation of self-directed support.