Monthly Archives: May 2017

Police Scotland DBI Development Session 23rd May Scottish Crime Campus.

A very successful development session took place with key colleagues from Police Scotland on 23rd May at the Scottish Crime Campus in Gartcosh in Lanarkshire. The session was organised by Inspector Julie Robertson, Safer Communities who is also Police Scotland Lead for DBI and was supported by the DBI Central Team and University of [...]

By |2017-05-25T10:48:33+00:00May 25th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Evaluability assessment of the Distress Brief Intervention programme in Scotland

NHS Health Scotland have undertaken a DBI evaluability assessment, which involves mapping out the links and logic between the proposed activities and intervention associated with DBI and the anticipated short, intermediate and long term outcomes that the intervention is aiming to achieve. Developed by a sub-group including DBI programme Partners, Scottish Government, University of [...]

By |2017-05-25T12:47:03+00:00May 25th, 2017|General|0 Comments

The new Mental Health Strategy for Scotland 2017 – 2027 reaffirms the commitment to DBI

The new Mental Health Strategy for Scotland 2017 - 2027 sets a vision for a ‘Scotland where people can get the right help at the right time, expect recovery, and fully enjoy their rights, free from discrimination and stigma.’ The strategy sets DBI in the context of the Scottish Governments related commitments and reaffirms [...]

By |2017-05-30T13:10:28+00:00May 23rd, 2017|General|0 Comments

‘Ask once – get help fast’ mental health project to be piloted in Lanarkshire

A NATIONAL mental health project that seeks to deliver an ‘ask once - get help fast’ service for people in distress is to be piloted in Lanarkshire. Known as Distress Brief Intervention (DBI), staff across a wide range of agencies will be trained to help people in distress manage difficult emotions and problem situations [...]

By |2017-05-25T08:11:48+00:00May 21st, 2017|Aim, Background, General|0 Comments