Social model of mental health needs equal footing with medical model parliamentary report states

Friday, 30 September 2016

APPG_report_into_mental_health_social_work_Aug_2016A new inquiry report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work into adult mental health services has found that social work is essential preventing a mental health crisis and has flagged up the need for the social model of mental health to be promoted on an equal footing with medical and other clinical approaches. This document notes that black people in particular continue to be experience poorer outcomes and that the much needed prevention model for mental health care continues to remain under developed.



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