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DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 5) Oct 2018 to Mar 2019

DBI Programme Manager, Kevin O’Neill is required to produce a six monthly progress report to the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme Board in support of the effective governance and implementation of the DBI programme. Kevin would like to take this opportunity to thank the Scottish Government, DBI Central Team, Host Organisations, Programme Board, Local DBI [...]

By |2019-09-11T10:08:37+00:00September 11th, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 5) Oct 2018 to Mar 2019

Young people give views on mental health pilot

Young people in the Borders took time to give their views on an innovative mental health pilot which supports those in distress. The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme is part of the Scottish Government’s mental health strategy and is a short-term intervention for people in distress/emotional pain who do not need emergency medical treatment, [...]

By |2019-08-16T16:04:26+00:00August 16th, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on Young people give views on mental health pilot

Aberdeen and Inverness welcome extension to 16&17-year-olds

The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) extension to 16 and 17-year-olds, has become live in Aberdeen and Inverness. It brings both pilot areas into line with the others on Borders and Lanarkshire which undertook the extension in May. DBI currently provides support to people aged 18 and over who present to emergency services and primary [...]

By |2019-08-01T15:08:51+00:00August 1st, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on Aberdeen and Inverness welcome extension to 16&17-year-olds

7th Distress Brief Intervention Gathering

The 7th DBI Gathering took place in Perth on 30th May 2019 with the theme for the event being “Evolution”, referring to Charles Darwin quote: “It is the long history of humankind that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed”  The gathering Marked another key landmark in DBI development with [...]

By |2019-07-16T13:10:49+00:00July 16th, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on 7th Distress Brief Intervention Gathering

Chief Medical Officer for Scotland Annual Report: Personalising Realistic Medicine 2017-18

The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland align DBI so closely with Realistic Medicine and careful kind and compassionate responses an ever increasing thread running through so many related programmes. Mental health is featured strongly, early on in the report, with illustrations of careful and kind ‘medicine’. The report is well worth a full read, with [...]

By |2019-05-03T09:00:50+00:00May 3rd, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on Chief Medical Officer for Scotland Annual Report: Personalising Realistic Medicine 2017-18

DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 4) Apr 2018-Sept 2018

DBI Programme Manager, Kevin O’Neill is required to produce a six monthly progress report to the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme Board in support of the effective governance and implementation of the DBI programme. Kevin would like to take this opportunity to thank the Scottish Government, DBI Central Team, Host Organisations, Programme Board, Local [...]

By |2019-02-21T09:20:02+00:00January 24th, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report (Issue 4) Apr 2018-Sept 2018

DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report 3 (Dec 2017- Apr 2018)

DBI Programme Manager, Kevin O’Neill is required to produce a six monthly progress report to the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Programme Board in support of the effective governance and implementation of the DBI programme. Kevin would like to take this opportunity to thank the Scottish Government, DBI Central Team, Host Organisation, Programme Board, Local [...]

By |2018-08-02T08:55:39+00:00August 2nd, 2018|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI Programme Manager: Six Monthly Progress Report 3 (Dec 2017- Apr 2018)

DBI Features in Chief Executives Annual Report 2016/17

NHSScotland Chief Executive's Annual Report 2016/17 recognises the DBI Programme. (Please reference document pages 26/27) Click image below to download PDF

By |2017-12-18T16:41:48+00:00December 18th, 2017|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI Features in Chief Executives Annual Report 2016/17