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DBI Programme Overview – December 2017- Issue 2

1. Introduction Distress Brief Interventions (DBIs) are an innovative way of supporting people in distress. The DBI approach emerged from the Scottish Government’s work on the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health strategies1. The need to improve the response to people presenting in distress has been strongly advocated by people who have experience of distress - [...]

By |2017-12-15T13:16:03+00:00December 14th, 2017|Aim, Background, General|Comments Off on DBI Programme Overview – December 2017- Issue 2

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

Distress Brief Intervention: Programme Overview

1.Introduction Distress Brief Interventions (DBIs) are an innovative way of supporting people in distress. The DBI approach emerged from the Scottish Government’s work on the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health strategies1. The need to improve the response to people presenting in distress has been strongly advocated by people who have experience of distress - [...]

By |2017-12-14T13:28:11+00:00November 1st, 2016|Aim, Background, General, Implementation|Comments Off on Distress Brief Intervention: Programme Overview