Research into Recovery and Wellbeing

A website about the work of the recovery research team at the Institute of Mental Health

The University of Nottingham

Who we are

Professor Mike Slade

This web-site describes the work of the recovery research team led by Professor Mike Slade. In October 2015 he moved to a new post as Professor of Mental Health Recovery and Social Inclusion at the University of Nottingham, based in the School of Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, and working at the Institute of Mental Health. He works clinically in Nottingham Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. For more information about Professor Slade, visit his staff profile.

Prior to this job he was a Professor of Health Services Research at King's College London and also a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, working in community-based services run by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Much of the research reported on this web-site was undertaken by Prof Slade's team at King's College London. The research team was officially known as the Section for Recovery, and was based in the Centre for Innovation and Evaluation in Mental Health within the Health Service and Population Research Department at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.

The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience is a faculty of King's College London, which is one of four organisations that are part of King's Health Partners, an academic health sciences centre. The other organisations are: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust; King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM). SLaM is one of the largest mental health trusts in England and works closely with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.


Individuals and organisations we work with

Simon Bradstreet
Director, Scottish Recovery Network, Scotland

• Larry Davidson
Director, Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health, and Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University,USA

• Marianne Farkas
Director of Training, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University, USA

• Mark Hayward
Visiting Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Sussex, England and Research Director, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, England

• John Larsen
Head of Evaluation, Rethink Mental Illness, England

• Lindsay Oades
Director, Australian Institute of Business Wellbeing, Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Australia

• Tom O'Brien
Principal Psychologist, EVE (a programme within the Health Service Executive providing community-based recovery-orientated support), Dublin, Ireland

• Mary O'Hagan
Recovery Consultant, Writer and Speaker, New Zealand

• Bernd Puschner
Section Process-Outcome Research, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ulm University, Germany

• Glenn Roberts
Member of the ImROC (Implementing Recovery through Organisational Change) team, England

• Geoff Shepherd
Senior Policy Advisor (Recovery), Centre for Mental Health and with the ImROC (Implementing Recovery through Organisational Change) team, England