Cross Party Group Joint Meeting: Mental Health and Health Inequalities
03/05/2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Cross Party Group on Mental Health and the Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities will be hosting a joint meeting on the 3rd May chaired by Co-convenor of both groups, Emma Harper MSP.
During the meeting, attendees will hear more about health inequalities in relation to mental health in Scotland, particularly in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, and community projects seeking to address these.
We will hear from:
Professor Katherine Smith, Public Health Policy, University of Strathclyde: “Building public support for action on tackling health inequalities” tackling stigma, going beyond health policy and avoiding policy that worsens inequalities.
Judith Deacons, Programme Manager, SAMH: “Partnerships and Communities” working with communities and local organisations to make a difference to mental health.
Please contact Lauren Blair if you have any questions.