Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach

“Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach” In his recent publication, Nick Bell (Chair of Communication Design,University of the Arts London) presents the action-research of ‘Early Lab’, an early-stage design practice working to support social innovation. Nick co-founded Early Lab, which has spent the last three years […]

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IMPRoving Outcomes for children exposed to domestic ViolencE (IMPROVE)

Project title: IMPRoving Outcomes for children exposed to domestic ViolencE (IMPROVE): A scoping study and evidence synthesis Type of research: Mixed Methods evidence synthesis Background & rationale: Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between adults who are relatives, partners or ex-partners. Exposure to DVA during […]

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Mindfulness training reduces stress during exam time – findings from a randomised controlled trial

“Provision of mindfulness training could be an effective component of a wider student mental health strategy” CLAHRC EoE is pleased to announce the publication of the ‘Mindfulness Student Study’ in the Lancet Public Health. The University of Cambridge and CLAHRC EoE supported randomised controlled study has found that mindfulness training […]

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The Children in Care Award

The Children in Care Award Cambridgeshire County Council Voices Matter Group wins The Children in Care Award. Cambridgeshire Children in care group Voices Matter has made a huge difference to looked-after young people and professionals. Working tirelessly to improves services for children in care and care leavers, and raise awareness of […]

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Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery

Project Title: Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery Background & Strength of Scientific Evidence: Self-harm (up to 10% of 15-16 year old in UK) has substantial personal impacts and costs on the NHS. In Cambridgeshire self-harm is a […]

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Awards for Positive Practice in Mental Health 2016

Positive Practice Awards 2016 – Nominations Now Open The Positive Practice in Mental Health is a user-led collaborative involving seventy organisations, including: Service user groups; NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups; Police Forces; Third sector providers; and front line charities. The group identifies and share positive practice in mental health services by working together across organisations and sectors. They also work to […]

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The Mindful Student Study

Project title The Mindful Student Study Type of research The Mindful Student Study is the first randomised study of mindfulness delivered to University students in the UK, and one of the largest studies to be undertaken internationally. It therefore has the potential to be influential in the commissioning of new […]