Network PLUS is the innovation, training and consultancy arm of Network for Change. Our Network PLUS team is made up of staff and clients with many years experience of working in mental health, combined with a lived experience of mental distress, with a specific interest in exploring alternative and innovative solutions to service delivery.
The aims of the team are:

Promote innovation and recovery
Develop recovery focused training
Influence local service delivery
To explore and provide an open dialogue on alternative services (e.g. Crisis Houses) through action research/learning and appreciative enquiry

Recent and current projects include:

Stress Less Stress management and wellbeing training
Personalisation and Mental Health, Making it work for Leicester
1st Time on a Ward Booklet advice from friends (revised edition)
Developing a recovery based outcomes tool
Mental Health Awareness and Recovery Training
Hearing Voices Summer School (Delivered by Birmingham City University)
Discussion evenings on a range of topics with guest speakers
Network 21st anniversary conference
Crisis house steering group
Psychological mindedness in housing and support (Funded through CSIP trailblazers)
Living With Psychiatric Medication Group (now independent)

Keep an eye on this page and the News Page for further developments or contact Gabby Briner for more information on current and future projects