From press release: A review of the care of disabled children and young people with challenging behaviour and complex mental health needs, is calling for urgent action at a national level to prevent these children being institutionalised a
Depression is an illness that can happen to anybody. It causes mental anguish and affects people’s ability to carry out everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends. At worst, depression c
Guidance on implementing and supporting a sustained transition from institutional care to family-based and community-based alternatives for children, persons with disabilities, persons with mental health problems and older persons in Europe.
The European Platform of Self-Advocates (for short, EPSA) is made up of groups of self-advocates from different countries in Europe.
Persons with intellectual disabilities are citizens like everybody else.
This means they have the same rights as everyone else.
EPSA has spoken for self-advocacy organ
Modern medicine and agriculture rely on antibiotics to treat humans and animals that are sick and prevent others from becoming infected.
But overuse and misuse of antibiotics in both humans and animals is causing them to lose their power, a
This is extracted from the ICPCN special e-bulletin: In this special e-bulletin, our much loved and respected outgoing Chief Executive, Joan Marston, reflects on her time at the helm of ICPCN, her future plans and her new role as a Global Am
The Space Project, run by Cambridgeshire County Council in the UK, works with women who have had children permanently removed from their care and aims to support these mothers to build more stable lives.
Traditionally, once a child is removed, support to the mother from services such as childr
The following are extracts from an article by Billy Briggs in February 2016 on the website of Positive News.
It’s a cold morning in the village of Shah Mansoor, Pakistan. Wearing a black burqa, through which only her brown eyes are visible, a young woman addresses a group in the courtyard of her fam