Target Audience
Allied Health, Caregivers, Employers/Corporate Professionals, General Public, Medical, Nursing, Others
Category
Workshop
Date
20 May 2023 - 24 June 2023
Venue
imPAct@Hong Lim Green
Cost
Free (registration is required)
Attachment
Download(pdf, 356 KB)
Registration Date
09 May 2023 - 14 June 2023
 
Registration Closed

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What is Broken Crayons?

Broken Crayons is a series of co-produced workshops, created for anyone with an interest in psychosis. Whether you know someone with psychosis, have a personal experience, or simply want to find out more about the condition, this is the workshop series for you. Co-produced by persons in recovery, their supporters and mental healthcare professionals, this series provide s a multi-stakeholder perspective on recovery from psychotic disorders.

If you are keen, you are required to attend at least 4 sessions to gain a comprehensive understanding of recovery from psychosis. Each session features a different activity that would not be repeated in another session. All sessions will be held in-person.


Workshop 1: Understanding Psychosis (20 May) 
What is psychosis? Learn more about the causes, signs and symptoms of psychosis and hear from a panel comprising people who have been through psychosis, caregivers and mental health professionals.

Workshop 2: Journeying with Psychosis 1 (27 May)
Journey through psychosis with Jamie, the protagonist of a psychodrama, as she tries to make sense of her experience. Explore the crucial role family members and mental health professionals play in seeking help and take part in key decision making on Jamie's behalf through this interactive play.

Workshop 3: Journeying with Psychosis 2 (3 Jun)
Medications, the mind and mindset. Journey through the daily aspects of psychosis. Learn more about the psychological impact of medications, what goes on in the mind during psychosis and the crucial attitude one needs to recover and grow from the experience. 

Workshop 4: What keeps you going? (10 Jun) 
Finding the motivation to continue an uphill segment of life may be challenging. Explore reasons that motivate people to keep moving forward in life as well as practical tips to start taking the next step towards your goals and dreams.

Workshop 5: Disclosure of Medical History (17 Jun)
To tell or not to tell? Through a panel discussion, hear about the various perspectives of employers, persons in recovery, caregivers and mental health professionals on self-disclosure of medical history.  

Workshop 6: Family & Friends (24 Jun)
Support from family and friends is crucial in recovery. We'll be co-creating a collaborative artwork and hear first-hand stories of how the workshop has made a difference to its participants.  

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Anyone with an interest in psychosis is welcome. Join us for the Broken Crayons workshop series to take home insights to help yourselves or others in recovery from psychosis!
Registration link: https://form.gov.sg/61f0f3356c89fd0012b79855
Have questions? Please contact Yi Fong at yi_fong_tan1@imh.com.sg .


What is co-production?
Co-production is a process where persons in recovery, their supporters and mental health professionals collaborate to create and deliver quality care and services jointly. It values the lived experience of people with mental health conditions and the different perspectives of contributing parties. In the creation of the Broken Crayons workshop series, the contributors are involved throughout the whole process of co-production, from planning and designing of curriculum to facilitation of the workshops. ​