A collection of talks which take place at the Dragon Café in London UK, around the subject of mental illness and recovery.
We Need To Talk About … Ward Design
29th of September 2014 Five speakers share their perspective on ward design, including a new secure unit; repeatable rooms that are just about to be built; patient-led designs from the nineteenth century and an emergent new process of co-design - from space to place.
We Nee To Talk About...Sanctuary After The Asylum
15th of September 2014Diana Rose (Professor of User Research,cKCL , Nick Hervey (retired Head of Social Care at SLaM), David Beales (artist who represents asylum and society in his work) and Sarah Wheeler (on finding religious/rural/psychiatric sanctuary) chaired by Mike Jay, author of ‘The Influencing Machine’.
We Need To Talk About...Transitioning Out of Hospital
24th March 2014A discussion about the personal experience of coming out of psychiatric hospital.Featuring the voices of Sarah Wheeler and Sarah Martin, from the Maudsley Hospital, who presents ideas towards the new transitional service and invites feedback from the Dragon audience.
We Need To Talk About....Stigma and Mental Health
Garry from band of Brothers, Sally Seth and Sarah from Mental Fight Club and Poetry lawyer, David Neita share views on public and personal stigmatisation of mental health issues.
We Need To Talk About…Psychiatric Training and Mental Health
27th of May 2013Doctors Khaldoon Ahmed and Louise Bundock discuss with Mental Fight Club Creative Director, Sarah Wheeler and Thomas Tobias, and the Dragon Café audience, views and reflections on psychiatric training in this, the third and final dialogue in our series of ‘Young Doctors @ the Dragon Café Dialogues’.
We Need To talk About...Psychiatric Wards and Mental Health
20th of May 2013Consultant Psichiatrist, Khaldoon Ahmed and Mental Fight Club Creative Director Sarah Wheeler and Thomas Tobias discuss with the Dragon Café audience the role in fostering (or not!) good mental health. This is Dialogue 2 of our ‘Young Doctors @ The Dragon Café Dialogues’.