Working with complex mental health care in co-produced ways

Orientation to co-produced complex care

  • Orientate to the phenomenon of co-produced complex care in mental health
  • Give interactive materials about complex care: cases Anorexia and Borderline personality disorder
  • Increase awareness of stigma and its impact on a person
  • Introduce the possibilities of virtual reality within mental health field and  the basis of privacy protection

How to work with complex needs?

The word “complex” is to describe the nature of the mental health disorders people live with. Mental health disorders are very severe, there are also challenges with treating them, and other factors often further complicate their mental health disorders. Here are two examples, which are often called as complex.

Click on the picture below to  learn more about ‘Anorexia Nervosa ‘.

Anorexia Nervosa: interactive work package

Click on the presentation below to  learn more about ‘Working collaboratively with people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder ‘.


In the context of serious mental health problems and the experiences of those with complex needs, stigma is a significant factor.  Those experiencing mental health problems often experience discrimination and exclusion, as a consequence of stigma. The capacity for self-help is a major asset in the person’s ability to overcome stigma, and it is an integral element in the processes of recovery and co-produced relationships. Click on the picture below to learn more about ‘Stigma’.

Stigma: interactive workpackage

Competency-based case study

Now it is time to practise. Here you can find Carolien´s case.

Competency-based Case study/Simulation

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