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Psychosis, Rights and Recovery- Tackling the Health Inequalities faced by people living with Schizophrenia and Psychosis
25/06/2015 @ 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
Free Half Day Seminar organised by Support in Mind, Scottish Mental Health Research Network and The University of Edinburgh.
Service users, their family members, carers, health professionals, researchers and policy-makers are all warmly invited to attend this free event, where Amanda Larkin, University of Edinburgh, will present the results of the Scottish Schizophrenia Survey highlighting stigma surrounding psychosis, a lack of joined up healthcare for people with these difficulties and the poor involvement and support for carers as amongst the main issues.
Professor Sir Robin Murray, Professor of Psychiatric Research, Kings College London
Professor Andrew Gumley, Professor of Psychological Therapy, University of Glasgow
Professor Stephen Lawrie, Head of Division of Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh and Network Director, Scottish Mental Health Research Network
Lesley Smith, Network Officer, Scottish Recovery Network
Date & Time: Thursday 25th June. Doors will open at 10.15 for registration, tea and coffee, with the seminar starting at 10.30pm. All are welcome to join us for lunch and further discussion at 1.30pm.
Venue: Project Room 1.06, 50 George Square, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH
All are welcome to attend but please book your place early to avoid disappointment!
To reserve a place, please go to www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/psychosis-rights-and-recovery-tackling-health-inequalities-tickets-17045732244?aff=es2