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Service user/survivor involvement in mental health education and training: overcoming the barriers

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>06/2006
<mark>Journal</mark>Social Work Education
Issue number4
Volume25
Number of pages10
Pages (from-to)393-402
Publication statusPublished
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This article discusses 10 barriers to the involvement of service users/survivors in learning and teaching about mental health in higher education, suggesting ways of overcoming each. The paper is addressed to mental health trainers and educators, some of whom will be mental health service users/survivors. We have not looked at the involvement of carers/relatives in learning and teaching here. They also clearly have an important role to play and some of what we have written will have relevance to their involvement.