News & Views

Suresearch members are actively involved in over 150 organisations, groups and services in the Midlands and nationally. These include NHS Trusts, service user groups, Universities, community organisations and arts and writing projects.

In their work with Suresearch and these other bodies members find they need to keep up to date with local, national and international news on mental health issues. They also express , as individuals, their views on current issues and policy changes.

In this area of the website members share news and views, select a category from the right hand side or see all the news below.

2016 NSUN National Gathering in Birmingham

The National Service User Network (NSUN) is organising a National Gathering with Shaping Our Lives in Birmingham on Wednesday 8 June 2016. This includes launch of the publication, From Mental Illness to a Social Model of Madness and Distress. More…Read more

The Gaffer’s Garden Project Open Day

This gardening project at Birmingham’s Sarehole has an Open Day on Thursday 11 February 2016.The project is being run in collaboration with Birmingham Mind as part of Birmingham Museums’ Health and Wellbeing programme, and is open to anyone who is,…Read more


Handbook of Spiritual Care in Mental Illness

Jo Barber, Suresearch member, is also a member of the Royal College of Psychiatry’s Executive Committee of the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group (SPSIG) and an Honorary Researcher of the Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT). In…Read more