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See the Full Picture on Mental Health This February we are campaigning for people to See the Full Picture on the barriers to accessing mental health support when experiencing other multiple disadvantages, such as, homelessness, addiction and re-offending.  We are specifically raising awareness around the ‘catch 22’ scenario of being declined mental health support because of […]

Podcast Episode 1

Podcast – Phil’s Story Birmingham Changing Futures Together’s podcast series launches! Changing Futures has produced a new podcast series highlighting the issues faced by the city’s most vulnerable, and advocating for the changes to services needed to help them lead fulfilled lives. The series will explore the importance of lived experience when working with people facing […]
Ten semi-structured in-depth interviews were conducted over the telephone with both internal and external stakeholders who had worked with the Experts by Experience. Eight interviews were conducted with external stakeholders and two with internal stakeholders. The two internal interviews were conducted with individuals managing the ESOW programme at either the operational or strategic level. External […]
Over the past five years of the programme, Birmingham Changing Futures Together (BCFT) has explored what is important to our service users, tested models of working together as well as garnered a great deal of learning that will inform our continued journey towards systems change. This work is consolidated in our Systems Change Action Plan […]
This service user perspectives study represents one strand of the wider local evaluation. The scope of this strand is a qualitative assessment of BCFT service user perspectives, specifically the No Wrong Door network, Beyond the Basics beneficiaries and those assigned a Lead Worker/Peer Mentor. Read the Service User Perspective Peer Support Research here. This study […]
#ChallengeBirmingham BCFT 2020 Conference On Wednesday 13th March 2019 Birmingham Changing Futures Together held our annual learning event aimed at challenging the stakeholders present and organisations represented to commit to our Systems Change Action Plan which highlight 4 key priorities for the city of Birmingham. Service for people with multiple and complex needs are accessible […]
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