CMHS National Advisory Council Consumer/Survivor Subcommittee Meeting Recommendations

September 6-7, 2000

Recommendation

Date NAC Adoption

On-going Developments

Support the use of "people first" language within mental health research, policies, programs, and professions

9/8/00

Existing CMHS policy distributed to all staff; materials reviewed for compliance

Endorse the use of the phrase "discrimination and stigma" rather than "stigma" alone

9/9/00

March 2001 Symposium employed phrase; on-going implementation

Engage consumer/survivors in development of research

9/9/00

Existing CMHS policy mandates consumer participation; steering committees include consumers

 

 

CMHS National Advisory Council Consumer/Survivor Subcommittee Meeting Recommendations

January 23-24, 2001

Recommendation

Date NAC Adoption

On-going Developments

Gather data on civil commitment for inpatients & outpatients

1/25/01

CMHS already maintains data on civil commitment for inpatients & outpatients

Develop a central library for recovery literature

1/26/01

Ruth Ralph doing work in this area

 

 

CMHS National Advisory Council Consumer/Survivor Subcommittee Meeting Recommendations

May 20-21, 2001

Recommendation

Date NAC Adoption

On-going Developments

Support the inclusion of consumer/survivors on the proposed National Commission on Mental Health

5/24/01

Pending Commission Development

Develop grant initiatives for: Young adults w/SMI; & supported education and supported employment for people with mental Illnesses

05/24/01

Employment Intervention Demonstration program nearing completion; future efforts for young adults and employment being planned

Fund a consumer-operated web site that uses current technology to evaluate mental health information on the Internet

05/24/01

Pending

 

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