News and articles

 

  • Swedish Algorithm: A Swedish version of the algorithm is now available. Download now.
     

  • y-QUIT: Most young people who experience psychosis want to quit smoking but may need extra support to do so. y-QUIT: Keeping Your Body in Mind is a guide for you people experiencing psychosis or other mental health issues & want to quit smoking. Download the brochure.
     

  • An iphYs Conference was held in Boston in October 2018. Find out more. View images from the conference.
     

  • The algorithm for positive cardiometabolic health for people with intellectual disability is now available.
     

  • The iphYs meeting in Boston will happen on October 11, 2018, at the end of the IEPA event. Find out more - including accommodation deals.
     

  • There is now an online resource for Right from the Start. The latest version of the brochure is also available there.
     

  • Call for papers for iphYs meeting in Boston, October 2018 
     

  • Right from the Start brochure is now available as a resource for people in New South Wales, Australia.
     

  • Right from the Start resource launched in the UK
    A resource to empower service users to ask their Mental Health Team or GP surgery for support to improve their physical health in the critical early treatment phase of psychosis when seeds of poor future health may be sewn. Linking with the Lester tool, this resource has been created by service users & practitioners from Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. March 2016.
     

  • Evaluating an individualized lifestyle and life antipsychotic-induced weight gain in skills intervention to prevent first-episode psychosis 2015 paper demonstrating that lifestyle intervention can prevent weight gain in youth with psychosis

 

 

 

 

Audio

Linking the Body and Mind podcast on ABC Radio National May 19th 2013
Guest presenters include Julio De La Torre, Janelle Abbott, Dr Jackie Curtis and Dr David Shiers.

Video

'Keeping the Body in Mind' video - Bondi, Australia.

Rethink Mental Illness-National Psychosis Summit resources - You can watch videos of people with lived experience and keynote speakers, and read presentations from the National Psychosis Summit. 

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A group of clinicians, service users, family members and researchers from eleven countries have joined forces to develop an international consensus statement on improving the physical health of young people with psychosis. The statement, called Healthy Active Lives (HeAL), aims to reverse the trend of people with severe mental illness dying early by tackling risks for future physical illnesses pro-actively and much earlier.

 

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