Of the 21 people who took part in the Trialogue on 24 June, 12 identified themselves as having lived experience, 2 as carers, 11 as professionals and 4 as interested public. Seven people identified more than one interest.
What one thing did you most like about the Trialogue?
Variety of experiences. Move to action not just talking.
No hierarchies. Openness.
Open discussion and the way the facilitator controlled the meeting
Good open dialogue – everyone got to talk
Being able to talk openly with other like minded people
Coming together of eclectic group with different viewpoints offering holistic picture
The wealth of knowledge everyone has brought to this meeting
Open discussion. Loved it, very powerful
When we got going in the second half!
Open dialogue, good balance between speakers
The range of views were diverse, thought provoking
Freedom of communication and safety to be honest
The leader speaker did an excellent job and ensured the conversation flowed. Well done!
What one thing would you like to see improved at the next Trialogue?
Welcome everyone and a brief explanation about the purpose and history of the Trialogue concept
More diversity (in terms of people)
More knowledge about alternative methods to help mental health
More people with lived experience of mental health
To know roughly where do the suggestions go after the trialogue