Shake the Disease

We have all heard the phrase, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure!”. A phrase first offered as a warning about the risk of fires to the people of Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin – is often cheerfully offered in everyday conversations. However, when we look at population health, I wonder [...]

2019-01-31T14:41:10+01:00February 7th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Why are we waiting for them to fall apart

'Why are we waiting for them to fall apart?' - working towards a trauma-informed West Yorkshire and world Reflections on a well-attended multi-agency event to consider 'What would a Trauma-Informed Community look like?' Despite the brilliant blue of the Autumn sky and the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling college campus outside, I found myself [...]

2019-01-31T14:49:05+01:00January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Early Intervention – from practice to policy

Between 2006 and 2012 I worked as Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist in the first episode psychosis (FEP) service in Lancashire. During my time there I led the design and implementation of the model of psychological care within the service. We applied to a national competition and our service was selected as one of two [...]

2019-01-31T15:08:42+01:00January 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

About Warren Larkin

Warren grew up in Wigan, Lancashire and comes from a family of Miners and Mill Workers. He fully expected to leave school, secure an apprenticeship and work with his hands. However, the pits closed, he left school with disappointing exam results, little confidence and failed to secure an apprenticeship. He knew he had to [...]

2019-01-31T15:12:03+01:00January 8th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments