‘This book belongs on the bookshelf of everyone with a personal or professional interest in mental health. Roberts addresses the subjects that are troubling professionals across the globe, providing a sound theoretical base on which a professional viewpoint can be formed. Complex concepts are presented in a simple way, enabling readers at all stages to grasp difficult and often radical ideas quickly and easily.’
Anyone who has an interest in mental heatlh should have this book.
Provides an excellent overview of contemporary challenges in the field of mental health
Another new mental health timely text supported by well-written chapters, full of excellent case studies, linked practice issues, helpful summaries, reflective activities, further reading and website links. Great teaching and learning resource for MH practitioners, social work/nursing students and educators. I particularly liked the inclusion of psychiatric diagnosis chapter, SU involvement and recovery model chapters. Will certainly be recommending this text to my undergraduate 2nd year BASW students on the Mental Health & SW module.