Video title: Making a difference: a disability support specialist in a further education college. (9.51 mins)
Kevin Lynch, City of Sunderland College.
Kevin describes the college's mentoring and advocacy support and what a person-centred approach means to individual learners; he also looks at activities to challenge stigma amongst staff and students.
Video title: Using partnership working to promote improvements to services. (5.32 mins)
Tim Bird, North East Mental Health Development Unit.
The NEMHDU Employment Lead describes how partnership working has made a difference in the North East and gives examples of three regional good practice initiatives: the County Durham learning and employment partnership; Sunderland Individual Placement and Support pilot and the Take Ten People regional project.
A summary of the key elements of effective support identified by practitioners and people who have lived experience of mental health difficulties involved in the Take Ten People in the North East project.