Putting it into Practice

Title: No one knows like we do – the narratives of mental health service users trained as researchers
Author: Palmer, D., Williams, L., White, S., Chenga, C., Calabria, C., Branch, D., Arundal, S., Storer, L., Ash, C., Cuthill, C., Bezuayehu, H. and Hatzidimitriadou, E.
Date Published: 2011
Reference: Journal of Public Mental Health, 8(4), 18-28
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This paper reports on a pilot research project which trained and supported service users as researchers in order to collect the stories of other mental health service users. It describes the training and support required to prepare people for this role.

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Categories: service users and carers
mental health survivors
description of involvement in a research project
designing of research
undertaking research
training and supporting service users
staff in research organisations

Date Entered: 2012/02/08

Date Edited: 2015/02/19

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