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World Mental Health Day - Research Event - University of York

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RCH/037 Lecture Theatre - Ron Cooke Hub

University of York

Heslington

York

YO10 5GE

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World Mental Health Day - Research Event and Networking

World Mental Health Day is on the 10th of October each year. In 2017, the University of York will be running a series of activities on the day, open to all, to raise awareness and to explore some of the diverse mental health research happening at York in partnership with a variety of external organisations.

This Research Event is OPEN TO ALL but places are limited so please register for your free ticket.

15:00 - 15:45 Refreshments and networking - viewing exhibits

15:45 - 17:00 Talks (see below)

Refreshments will be available after the talks providing a further opportunity to network and view exhibits. Please note a Mental Health related public lecture will also take place in the Ron Cooke Hub at 19:00 (to be advertised shortly).

Short research talks will cover a number of topics including:

  • “Child orientated mental health interventions” (Dr Lina Gega, Reader in Mental Health)

  • "Policing and mental health" (Professor Martin Smith, Professor of Politics)

  • “The Community Pharmacy Mood Intervention Study (CHEMIST) - Investigating depression prevention for people with long term health problems” (Dr David Ekers, Honorary Visiting Fellow)

  • “No different? How young adults with Asperger syndrome make sense of their mental health” (Professor Bryony Beresford, Co-Director Social Policy Research Unit)

  • "Housing, Neighbourhood, Homelessness and Mental Health" (Professor Nicholas Pleace, Director - Centre for Housing Policy)

  • “Listening to Voices” (Dr Debbie Maxwell, Lecturer in Interactive Media)

  • "Supporting people experiencing mental health problems to enhance their social networks" (Professor Martin Webber, Professor of Social Work)

This research event is sponsored by the University of York Mental Health Research at York Steering Group and is being delivered in partnership with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust and the University of York Centre for Future Health.

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RCH/037 Lecture Theatre - Ron Cooke Hub

University of York

Heslington

York

YO10 5GE

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