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/

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Bridge Suite, Select Stadium, Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire

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