StopSIM Coalition

Please see below for our latest updates, posts and coalition statements.

Findings from the Freedom of Information Request to Hampshire Constabulary

On 27th May 2021, information obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request made to Hampshire Constabulary was publicised. [1] This information adds further weight to the concerns we highlighted pertaining to Serenity Integrated Mentoring’s (SIM) ‘evidence base’, as outlined in our statement released on 22/04/2021 [2] The FOI indicates that concerns were raised by…More

Serenity Integrated Mentoring – A mental health nurse’s thoughts

I would not be writing this if not for the people who created this site and started spreading awareness via Twitter. I had absolutely no awareness of SIM until then. It is because I do not understand what is happening that I write this. What I am aware of concerns me as a registrant with…More

#StopSIM Coalition Update – 17th June 2021

More than 50,000 of you have signed this petition in less than 8 weeks since launching! We’ve been blown away by the support, which also includes statements from numerous professional bodies, including the Royal College of Nurses (RCN), the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), the National Survivor User Network (NSUN) and others. This incredible momentum…More

Safeguarding concerns relating to the High Intensity Network (HIN) and Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

Please note: this statement comes with a trigger warning for discussion of sexual abuse, emotional abuse, police violence and abuse from mental health services Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) and interventions associated with the High Intensity Network (HIN) have been rolled out at pace and scale across NHS England. As we outlined in our preliminary coalition…More


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