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Working with the whole person: alcohol, mental health and complex needs

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Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel

Coychurch

Bridgend

CF35 6AF

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Alcohol issues don't occur in a vacuum, and it's only by recognising the complexity of people's lives that we can offer meaningful support.

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Working with the whole person:

Alcohol, mental health and complex needs

Alcohol Change UK’s annual conference in Wales

Thursday, 3 December 2020

Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel, Coychurch, Bridgend, CF35 6AF

Given the current restrictions on public gatherings, some or all of this event may have to held online. Contact us for more details.

The current fee for attending this event is £50 (plus Eventbrite fee and VAT). This charge enables us to cover the costs of organising and hosting the event. If the event does have to move entirely online, any cost savings from reduced travel and venue costs will be passed on to delegates in the form of a partial refund of conference attendance fees.

Alcohol misuse is often just one symptom of the complex challenges someone faces in their life. Drinking may be a means to cope with underlying trauma or ongoing mental distress. It may bring its own problems with it, such as low mood and impaired cognition.

Such complex needs don’t lend themselves to simple solutions. That’s why we’re gathering together a multidisciplinary slate of academics, practitioners, and people with lived experience, to help us all work towards interventions that support the whole person. Speakers will include:

  • Anne Campbell, on what the evidence tells us about the interface between alcohol and mental health
  • Victoria Williams, on supporting people living with post-traumatic stress
  • Bev John, Gareth Roderique Davies, and Mike Ward, on the wide range of impacts alcohol can have on the brain, and how we can tackle them
  • Bristol’s Golden Key project, on their practical approach to creating new futures for those with the most complex needs
  • Josh Connolly and Chelsey Flood, telling their own mental health stories.

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Coed-y-Mwstwr Hotel

Coychurch

Bridgend

CF35 6AF

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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