Theme 1. Collaborative mental health and co-production

This section will:

  • orientate to the concept of co-production
  • highlight the importance of collaboration in mental health
  • give a service user´s perspective on co-production and collaborative practice

Co-production

Many people will be familar with the concept of collaborative practice, however they may be less familiar with how the concept is evolving in mental health, to one now framed as ‘co-production’, a significant theme for this project.   So, what is this concept of ‘co-production’ and how do we define it in this project? – Click on the presentation below to  learn more about ‘Understanding Co-production’.

Launch Presentation

The importance of collaboration in mental health – click on the image to start the presentation

Launch Presentation

A service user perspective on co-production and collaborative practice – click on the image to start the presentation

Launch Presentation

How to put collaboration in to the practice?

We used the World Café – method with our intensive week participants to get ideas how to put collaboration in to the practice. You can find more information about the method here.

We wanted to find answer how could an ideal collaborative mental health care look like?

Based on group discussions, intensive week participants found five main themes(click the picture):