Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Conference Themes:

Social Injustice & Mental Health: Wednesday 25th June
Securing Human Rights in Psychiatric Care: Wednesday 25th June
Cultural Diversity & Mental Health: Thursday 26th June
Creating & Developing Healing Communities: Friday 27th June
Arts & Madness: Throughout

Plenary Speakers

Wednesday 25th June

Professor Isaac Prilleltensky, University of Miami: Mental Health as Social Justice

Professor Kate Pickett, University of York: Inequality & Mental Health

Marianne Schulze, Australian-Austrian human rights advocate: Human Rights & Mental Health

Professor Peter Beresford, Brunel University: Social Justice & Mad Studies

Thursday 26th June

Dr. Bhargavi Davar, philosopher & social science researcher: Gender, Culture & Mental Health

Rameri Moukam, Pattigift CIC: Pattigift & Black People’s Recovery

Professor William Sax, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Heidelberg: Recovery as Healing & Ritual

Friday 27th June

Jacqui Dillon, National Chair of the Hearing Voices Network in England: Recovery as Social Action

Alison Gilchrist, Independent Community Development Consultant: Community development in helping to reshape the relationship between the community sector & mental health services

Professor Brendan Stone, School of English, University of Sheffield: Recovery & Community Narratives

Professor Phillip Davis, University of Liverpool: The Reader Project: Literature & Well-being

As well as a variety of workshops from service users/survivors & providers from Liverpool & beyond

Concessionary places are available for students, voluntary groups and voluntary sector organisations, people over 65, children aged 12-17 years, and service users and people on benefits who have been unable to secure a free place.

The closing date for final registration is Friday 13th June 2014 (please note that accommodation in Vine Court must be booked by Friday 23rd May).

Book tickets via: http://intar.org/2013/11/818/

Upcoming events

Public Health England in partnership with the Association of Directors of Public Health Y&H, Birmingham University and Northumbria University are holding a free masterclass for the North of England on ‘Reading City-Regions as a Process of Urban Diagnostics’.   The science and art of prioritisation is a key function of public health; using a variety of scientific methods to identify matters...

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Save the Date for NHS England Population Health Management Community of Practice event Keynote from Ribera Salud and plans to discuss the impact of the long term plan on PHM Further details to follow. Refer to NHS England event page

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  The Cheshire & Merseyside Directors of Public Health want to seek the views of key stakeholders about establishing a Mental Wellbeing Commission for the sub-region that: •           Gains a strategic, upstream approach to Mental Wellbeing •           Creates a strong narrative and ownership •           Considers a life-course approach •           Keeps the focus simple   The Scoping...

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Save the Date for NHS England Population Health Management Community of Practice event Keynote from Terri Kane from Intermountain Healthcare. The event will also be looking at increasing multidisciplinary analytical capability and working with local authorities. Further details to follow. Refer to NHS England event page

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