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Ensuring families remain at the heart of quality mental health service delivery

Within this site you will find useful information and resources if you are a person living with mental health issues, a carer, family member, friend, mental health professional or commissioner.

Dr. Gráinne Fadden, Programme Director

View more information about the Meriden Family Programme


  1. Limited places are available on a ‘Family Intervention in Early Psychosis’ training course being run by the Meriden Family Programme next week (25th – 29th January 2016) at the Beeches Management Centre in Bournville, Birmingham. Places are funded through the HEE and backfill is available to NHS Trusts releasing staff. Please note that there are […]

  2. A Clinical Psychologist in London is looking to use family work within the Bangladeshi community and is asking for anyone who has experience of this or who is interested in this, to get in touch with Nicola Begum at Nicola.Begum@elft.nhs.uk.   For information on the Bangladeshi Project please click on the attached document BFT Bangladeshi Project.

  3. The   Meriden Newsletter – August 2015 newsletter has been published. You can download and view a copy here.

Recovery for Carers

Recovery for carers, family and friends is as vital, for their own health and wellbeing, as the recovery of the person with mental health issues.

The recovery for carers, family and friends section offers a wealth of support, advice, information and research evidence to:

  • Carers, family and friends of people affected by mental health issues
  • Professionals working, directly or indirectly, with the carers and families of those who access mental health services