Category Archive: Latest News

New Dates for Design in Mental Health Conference

Update to our conference dates – 24th and 25th August   There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the past 12 months navigating the Covid pandemic have been challenging.  Since the first national lockdown in March 2020, our lives changed overnight.  We changed our way of working, with virtual meetings becoming the norm.   The great […]

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Informed Choices: an overview of BRE & Design in Mental Health Network’s Testing Guidance for Products used in Mental Health

Thursday 10 September 16:00-17:00 This session will provide an overview of the new testing guidance, and how architects and clients can use it within their own projects. BRE and the Design in Mental Health Network have partnered together for the past 5 years to create comprehensive testing guidance for products used in mental health environments, […]

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Design in Mental Health Online

Design in Mental Health online is a comprehensive digital resource for Mental Health professionals. Available week commencing 7th September, delivering online, up-to-date and innovative content usually only accessible at the Design in Mental Health Conference & Exhibition. Register for the Live Webinar Programme Stream Webinars On-Demand View product demonstration Videos Read Mental Healthcare Design Whitepapers […]

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The Network – July

Welcome to the latest edition of The Network. With even more of the latest news, exclusive digital only feature articles and innovative technology and products, the latest issue of The Network is now available to view online. This month’s highlights include: – A report on a new guide to testing the robustness and anti-ligature performance […]

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New Dates Announced for Design in Mental Health

Update to our conference dates – 24th and 25th August There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the past 12 months navigating the Covid pandemic have been challenging.  Since the first national lockdown in March 2020, our lives changed overnight.  We changed our way of working, with virtual meetings becoming the norm. The great news is […]

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Previous Webinars from the Design in Mental Health Digital Week 2020

‘Digital Week’ featured a whole host of free-to-attend Webinars discussing pressing topics such as Sector Resilience, Stakeholder Engagement, Collaborating to Save Lives Through Good Design and much more. If you were unable to attend the Webinars but interested in the topics and issues raised, you can watch (or rewatch) them here. Take a look and let […]

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Announcing the Design in Mental Health Digital Week 8-12 June

‘Digital Week’ features a whole host of free-to-attend Webinars, On-Demand Content, Workshops/Roundtables, and many more exciting digital opportunities. Quick Links: – Information – Webinar Programme – Speakers About 80 to 90% of the week will be provided complimentary to our existing exhibitors, sponsors, supporters, and the Design in Mental Health Network, as without their continued […]

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Introducing you to the future of product testing for mental health facilities

Ensuring the safety of people with mental illness whilst in an inpatient facility is critical and can often be affected by the products selected for the built environment. A lack of clear guidance or ability to assess multiple options limits innovation and the improvement of these spaces.  That’s why DIMHN were pleased to have partnered […]

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2nd Call for Presentations

Announcing an Extra Opportunity to Submit a Presentation for this Years Design in Mental Health Conference, 16-17 Nov The advisory group is issuing a 2nd Call for Presentations on specific themes, outlined below. Designing and delivering therapeutic mental health environments Capital – How to fund large projects Acute Healthcare – integrated acute / mental health […]

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