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One in four people will develop a mental health problem at some point during their lives.  Mental distress can range from mild depression or anxiety to conditions such as bipolar disorder (manic depression) or schizophrenia where individuals may experience psychosis.

The Institute of Mental Health was launched in 2006 to help transform our understanding and treatment of mental illness.  We are a partnership between Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham and we are one of the leading mental health institutes in the UK, offering leadership and innovation backed by world class expertise.

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Register now for international conference: Refocus on Recovery 2017

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18th to 20th September 2017, Nottingham Conference Centre

Refocus on Recovery 2017 is an international conference aimed at advancing the field of recovery research and to create an international community of influence. The conference will address:

  • Recovery for different groups
  • Re-situating recovery
  • Prevention of mental ill-health
  • Allocating resource

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Recruiting now for KUF lead

The Institute of Mental Health is recruiting for a Knowledge and Understanding Framework Lead to help deliver the national education programme on working with people with personality disorders.

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'Here and Now' is here right now ...

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A new arts exhibition is being launched at the Institute of Mental Health in Nottingham in association with Nottingham charity City Arts. It is being opened by Nottingham artist, Diana Ali, who has recently appeared as a mentor on the BBC One’s ‘The Big Painting Challenge’.

‘Here and Now’ is the ninth exhibition staged by the Institute and City Arts and opens at 3.30pm on Wednesday 17 May at the Institute of Mental Health building, Triumph Road on the University of Nottingham’s Innovation Park.

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Researching online mental health support

Feeling stressed or low? - Join our study and help us research online mental health support. REBOOT (Notts) is a University of Nottingham research study which aims to help local people with stress and low mood.

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