Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 26, Issue 3

Volume 26, issue 3 of The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology has been published.  Please click here to view the table of contents and access the articles.

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Mental Health Treatment – Supporting Integrated Delivery guidance

Department of Health, 30 December 2014

This guidance seeks to provide support to service commissioning and provider agencies so that appropriate mental health service provision and inter-agency partnerships enable Mental Health Treatment Requirements (MHTR) delivery locally.

The guidance reflects the changes to responsibility for probation services in England and Wales from 2014 resulting from the Government’s Transforming Rehabilitation reforms and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014. Information on who to contact for further information is also included.

Click here for further information and to download the guidance.

Recovery support can help people in forensic mental health services, says briefing paper

Mental Health Today, 16 September 2014

People in secure mental health services should be offered support that helps them in their personal recovery journeys, according to a briefing paper published by Centre for Mental Health and the Mental Health Network of the NHS Confederation.

Click here to view the full article.