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Exploring and understanding access to community-based services

Exploring and understanding access to community-based services

Overview

Learn about how those experiencing homelessness access community-based mental health and substance use services

  • Thursday 9th June 2022 09:30
  • 2 hours
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Aim

This hybrid style Fuse Research Programme Meeting brings together Experts by Experience (people with lived experience of homelessness, mental ill-health, and/or substance use), service providers, and academic colleagues to discuss research findings from a study exploring access to community-based mental health and substance use services for people experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The event will showcase the co-produced findings from interviews with 26 people experiencing homelessness and 19 people who provide support, and will include an opportunity to see the findings brought to life as colour illustrations.

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of the findings, insights from Experts by Experience on shaping the research project, and end with thoughts from voluntary sector colleagues. There will be discussions throughout the workshop to ensure your voice is heard when creating the recommendations for policy and practice.  

Read this Fuse blog post to find out more about the project and how the Experts by Experience have found new ways to share their research findings in an engaging way through visuals.

This meeting offers an opportunity to hear about, and engage with, the emerging findings from this study. Participants will help reflect on the findings, and shape meaningful recommendations for policy, practice and future research in the region.  

Attendance is for anyone and everyone who is interested in mental health and substance use service provision, health inequalities, and homelessness (e.g. commissioners, providers of services, academics, and members of the public).

Programme - 9 June 2022

Speakers

  • Emma Adams – Mental Health Fellow, NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC), and former NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) Pre-Doctoral Fellow.
  • Steve McKinlay – Chief Executive, Tyne Housing | Non-Executive Director, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Board.
  • Experts by Experience – Individuals with lived experience of homelessness, mental ill-health, and/or substance use from Fulfilling Lives Newcastle Gateshead and #HealthNow Newcastle.

When and where?

Venue: The Core, Bath Lane, Newcastle Helix, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TG

Start: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 09:30:00 BST

End: Thu, 09 Jun 2022 11:30:00 BST

 

This event is also online. When you register you will be asked if you would like to attend online or in person.

Location

The Core
Bath Lane
Newcastl
Tyne
NE4 5TG

Newcastle University

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