The Minister for Mental Health Maureen Watt visited University Hospital Hairmyres to hear about a ground breaking pilot project which is reducing levels of distress. The Distress Brief Intervention Programme (DBI) is the first programme of its kind in the world which provides a time limited and supportive problem solving contact with an individual who [...]
The 4th DBI Gathering took place in Perth on 26th October 2017. This twice yearly Gathering brings all of those involved in the DBI Programme nationally and locally together with key collaborators. DBI Gatherings help strengthen collaborative links with local partnership leads to ensure strong linkage across the programme delivery. The Gathering marked a number of key landmarks [...]
Staff from the emergency department at University Hospital Hairmyres took time to explain the benefits of the DBI programme following a pilot within their department. They explained how DBI training had helped them better support individuals who presented in distress. Hear their thoughts on this video.