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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 - [...]

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‘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 [...]

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DBI Lead

The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme is a four year initiative which emerged from the Scottish Government’s work on the Suicide Prevention and Mental Health strategies which showed that people in distress require improved co-ordination across agencies, quicker access to support and more consistency in the compassion they receive. The DBI programme aims to [...]

By |2017-05-25T09:35:01+00:00April 13th, 2017|Background, General|0 Comments

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|0 Comments