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Patsy Staddon

Voluntary Coordinator

Women's Independent Alcohol Support (WIAS)

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Background Information

Employment History

Lead Researcher: 'Improving Support for Women With Alcohol Issues'

Plymouth University


Affiliations

Social Perspectives Network

Trustee


INVOLVE

Member


University of Plymouth

Visiting Fellow


Shaping

Member


Bristol Women's Voice

Management Member


Service Users Research Forum

Representative


Education

PhD.


Web References(48 Total References)


www.invo.org.uk

Patsy StaddonPostgraduate Researcher, University of Plymouth Women's Independent Alcohol Support Patsy Staddon recovered from alcoholism nearly 18 years ago and wanted to research the ways that current treatment is often unsuitable for women.Bristol's Mental Health Trust ( Avon and Wiltshire) agreed to pay overheads and she has now completed four years' research which is service user inspired, designed, led and carried out. She first interviewed other women who had or had had alcohol problems.The lengthy interviews usually happened in the woman's own home.Then many of the women met up again in small groups to talk about their problems with treatment.In the following year, Patsy interviewed local GPs and treatment providers.Recommendations from both pieces of research were given to the Mental Health Trust and to local GPs and alcohol treatment centres. Patsy talks about how difficult it can be to be a service user researcher, but how it also gives you extra insights and opportunities----for example, other service users are more likely to be honest with you.She describes the problems, and how she often felt an outsider as far as academics were concerned.She believes that to obtain good research results, service users must be involved at every stage of the research process. About the presenterPatsy Staddon is a recovered alcoholic and postgraduate researcher, University of Plymouth.Her research "Women's alcohol dependence and its treatment: a sociological approach" is expected to be completed in July 2007. She is joint co-ordinator of WIAS (Women's Independent Alcohol Support), a support and social group for women in Bristol and is a service user representative and campaigner for better alcohol services for women.


www.invo.org.uk

Patsy StaddonPostgraduate Researcher, University of Plymouth Women's Independent Alcohol Support Patsy Staddon is a recovered alcoholic and postgraduate researcher, University of Plymouth.Her research "Women's alcohol dependence and its treatment: a sociological approach" is expected to be completed in July 2007. She is joint co-ordinator of WIAS (Women's Independent Alcohol Support), a support and social group for women in Bristol and is a service user representative and campaigner for better alcohol services for women.


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Patsy Staddon (Women's Independent Alcohol Support) :Addressing shame and stigma: creative help in women's alcohol recovery


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OUT TODAY!---an account of how the organisation got to where is is today in 'We did it our way:Women's Independent Alcohol Support', by Patsy Staddon, and published in Searching for a Rose Garden: challenging psychiatry, fostering mad studies, edited by Jasna Russo and Angela Sweeney, PCCS Books (2016)
WIAS also had some publicity this week on BBC Radio Bristol: Patsy and Jackie were interviewed on the Thursday morning breakfast show. May 2015--article by Patsy Staddon in Community Care on better approaches to women's alcohol use, especially for social workers "Problematic alcohol use among women is often associated with domestic or sexual abuse or self-harm and requires a tailored and sensitive response from practitioners", says Dr Patsy Staddon Dr Patsy Staddon, a trustee of SPN, recovered from alcoholism in 1988. She runs Women's Independent Alcohol Support, the small peer-led charity, which is able to discuss issues around women and alcohol with social workers and treatment providers. For more information visit its website. Women and alcohol: social perspectives,which Staddon has edited, has just been published by Policy Press. References Bogg, D, with Bogg, T (2015) 'The social model in alcohol treatment services: the impact for women', in Women and Alcohol: social perspectives, ed. Staddon, P. Bristol: Policy Press. That is the goal of the No Shame, No Blame movement (Staddon 2011). Dr. Patsy Staddon is a medical sociologist who suffered from severe alcoholism for many years but recovered 25 years ago. She now researches and practises in the sociology and the resolution of alcohol issues. She is a member of the Social Perspectives Network and of INVOLVE


www.wiaswomen.org.uk

OUT TODAY!---an account of how the organisation got to where is is today in 'We did it our way:Women's Independent Alcohol Support', by Patsy Staddon, and published in Searching for a Rose Garden: challenging psychiatry, fostering mad studies, edited by Jasna Russo and Angela Sweeney, PCCS Books (2016)
WIAS also had some publicity this week on BBC Radio Bristol: Patsy and Jackie were interviewed on the Thursday morning breakfast show. May 2015--article by Patsy Staddon in Community Care on better approaches to women's alcohol use, especially for social workers "Problematic alcohol use among women is often associated with domestic or sexual abuse or self-harm and requires a tailored and sensitive response from practitioners", says Dr Patsy Staddon Dr Patsy Staddon, a trustee of SPN, recovered from alcoholism in 1988. She runs Women's Independent Alcohol Support, the small peer-led charity, which is able to discuss issues around women and alcohol with social workers and treatment providers. For more information visit its website. Women and alcohol: social perspectives,which Staddon has edited, has just been published by Policy Press. References Bogg, D, with Bogg, T (2015) 'The social model in alcohol treatment services: the impact for women', in Women and Alcohol: social perspectives, ed. Staddon, P. Bristol: Policy Press. That is the goal of the No Shame, No Blame movement (Staddon 2011). Dr. Patsy Staddon is a medical sociologist who suffered from severe alcoholism for many years but recovered 25 years ago. She now researches and practises in the sociology and the resolution of alcohol issues. She is a member of the Social Perspectives Network and of INVOLVE


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