You are a professional community health educator, employed by your State Department of Health. Research the CSU Online Library and select an article that discusses a prevalent health issue in America today of interest to yourself. Describe the health problem, and discuss how you would deliver health education regarding that issue to your clients.
ducating individuals about their understanding of mental health, challenging prejudices and discrimination towards people with a psychiatric illness as well as thought-provoking language used to describe those with a mental health illness. this theme of emerging perspectives challenges the status quo of psychiatric services users being incapable and rather viewing, the movement as a celebration for those with the condition (Haigh, 2016) With this, service user-led incentives contribute to the development of mental health policy in challenging ancient psychiatric dominance and stigma. Furthermore, service user’s perspective emerging promotes and raises awareness of ‘recovery’ and ‘peer support’ this notion stems from mental health service users/survivors stereotyping (Beresford and Russo, 2016). Whilst there is evidence to suggest service user participation exists and that there are movements within social care provision and services that have implemented these changes within practice, to enhance service delivery and encourage services user’s involvement. There are flaws within this concept such as; poor information exchange and insufficient opportunities for participatory decision making. Even with these movements it is important to highlight discrepancies and inconsistencies within practice as service users and carers are still feeling marginalised during the care planning process (Jakobsen and Severinsson, 2006). The Care Quality Commission (2009) and Healthcare Commission (2008a) both agree on the concept of there being a shortfall of service users and carer involvement holistically within inpatient and community settings. It can be contested that government policy remains inconsistent in tackling the social issue or perhaps, acknowledges the issue as being and individual matter rather than a social issue. The psychiatric survivor’s movement is yet another service user led initiative, the movement empowers service users to acknowledge themselves as survivors of interventions by psychiatry this concept coincides with the strength-based approaches used within practice to promote recovery. The Hearing voices movement, Mad Pride and Psychiatric Survivor movements have a reoccurring theme of having the input of services users and their carers having a voice within treatment, care-planning and recovery.>GET ANSWER