Michael Ashman

Michael Ashman
Independent

MPH

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Introduction
I am a UK-based independent researcher and lecturer. My research work currently involves qualitative investigation of mental health crisis, with a particular interest in the subjective experience of crisis. I am also interested in investigating how to improve mental health crisis services. At present I am engaged in research as a Visiting Research Assistant at The University of Leeds School of Healthcare, working on the PPI aspects of a Realist Synthesis of crisis evidence. I also am engaged as Specialist Visiting Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, providing mental health practice training and development tuition to a broad range of healthcare professionals.
Education
October 2012 - November 2014
The University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research
Field of study
  • Public Health

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Crisis theory suggests that in addition to presenting a threat to mental well-being, crises are also opportunities where successful interventions can lead to successful outcomes. UK mental health crisis teams aim to reduce hospital admission by treating people at home and by building resilience and supporting learning from crisis, yet data on repea...

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Projects (3)
Project
To gain an understanding of a sample of global and UK services providing support to people reducing or discontinuing prescription psychotropic medication.
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To collaboratively examine the evidence for mental health crisis interventions. The project will identify evidence for mental health crisis interventions and use mid-range theory to hypothesise programme mechanisms.
Project
1. To improve services and outcomes. 2. To enable better working relationships between statutory and non-statutory mental health providers.