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Rural Mental Health Conference: Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections

Scottish Rural Health Partnership

Monday, 12 August 2019 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 14:30 (BST)

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Both days 1 Aug 2019 £75.00 £0.00
Day 1 -Monday 12 August 1 Aug 2019 £50.00 £0.00
Day 2 - Tuesday 13 August 1 Aug 2019 £50.00 £0.00

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Rural Mental Health Conference: Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 August 2019

Inverness College UHI, Inverness Campus

 

Collaboration between the Scottish Rural Health Partnership, University of the Highlands and Islands and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Monday 12th August

09.30

 

Registration, Poster Viewing and Exhibition, Inverness College UHI Atrium

 

10.00

 

Welcome

Sandra MacRury, University of the Highlands & Islands & Scottish Rural Health Partnership

 

10.15 Key Note

 TBC

10.45  

 

International Collaboration for Rural Mental Health

Dr. Allen Rasmussen, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

10.45 Plenary (1)

 

Launch of Global Collaborative for Rural Mental Health

Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands & Islands and Dr Steve F. Bain, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

11.30 Plenary (2)

 

International Perspectives on Rural Mental Health

Jim Hume - Rural Mental Health Forum, Scotland, Prof. David Perkin - Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, Australia, Dr. Kris Garza - Texas A&M University-Kingsville

 

12.30

Lunch - Poster Viewing and Exhibition

13.30 Breakouts (1)

 

A) Rural Mental Health and Digital Technology (workshop)

Lead by Dr. Mark Grindle, University of the Highlands and Islands

B) Learning from Lived Experience (panel session)

Chaired by Frances Simpson, Support in Mind Scotland

C) Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Rural Workforce (paper session)

Chaired by Prof. George Gunn, SRUC

 

15.30 Break Tea and Coffee - Poster Viewing and Exhibition
16.00 Plenary (3)

 

Isolation and Loneliness

Mark O'Donnell, Chief Executive of Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded

 

16.30   Closing Remarks
16.45 Reception Inverness College UHI Atrium

 

Tuesday 13th August

09.30

 

Registration, Exhibition - Inverness College UHI Atrium

 

10.00

 

Welcome

Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands and Islands

 

10.15 Plenary (4)

 

Creativity for Dementia Care in the UK and Japan

Karrie Marshall, Creativity in Care CIC

 

10.45 Breakouts (2)

 

D) Rural Mental Health Research and Scholarship (panel session)

Chaired by Dr. Steve F. Bain, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

E) Community-led Initiatives in Rural Mental Health and Wellbeing (paper session)

Chaired by Dr. Anna Terje, University of Highlands and Islands

F) Focus on Rural Mental Health and Young People (paper session)

Chaired by Prof. Phil Wilson, Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen

 

12.45
Lunch and Exhibition
13.45 Plenary (5)

 

Social Isolation and Technological approaches in Scottish Islands: Western Isles and Shetland

Martin Malcolm, NHS Western Isles; Alan Murdoch, Mental Health Services Manager, NHS Shetland; Louise McCabe, University of Stirling

 

14.15 Close Dr. Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands and Islands

 

*Programme is subject to change. Breakout sessions will be available to book in June.

 

Invitation to submit abstracts is now closed.

 

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Please email srhp@uhi.ac.uk for full details of available packages

Exhibition space is limited.

 

Accommodation

If you require accommodation, we recommend booking as early as possible. Inverness has a vast array of accommodation options available from hotels, B&Bs, self-catering and hostels. 

https://www.visitscotland.com/accommodation/

www.cityroomrentals.co.uk. The modern accommodation is situated on Inverness Campus just a few minutes' walk from the venue and public transport into the city centre.

www.premierinn.co.uk

www.travelodge.co.uk

 
 

            

 

 

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Monday, 12 August 2019 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 14:30 (BST)


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Scottish Rural Health Partnership

A membership organisation which is open to all interested in remote and rural healthcare.  The leading course of information about rural and remote healthcare, fostering collaborations, innovation and idea sharing between our educational, academic, industry, community and NHS members.

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