23rd March 2007

 

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE AT UNIVERSITY

 

The University of Lincoln is hosting an important national conference which will address new and exciting developments in primary care mental health.

 

The conference, entitled Promoting Positive Practice, will be held on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th March (next week).

 

The conference is now in its fourth year and will include a series of key note speakers, presentations and discussions on topics including improving access to psychological therapies, workforce education and training needs, promoting social inclusion, addressing complex mental health needs and the commissioning of the prison mental health provision.

 

Leading experts and researchers will report on new case management approaches and examine the challenges faced by primary care for both users and providers.

 

There will also be a question and answer session which will provide guests with the opportunity to pose questions and share views on a number of different issues.

 

The conference will appeal to a wide audience within the mental health profession such as social care professionals, service users and voluntary agencies.

 

The conference will take place in the university’s EMMTEC building, Brayford campus.

 

For more information please contact Maureen Bound on 01522 886407 or email mbound@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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(01522) 886042 sgayler@lincoln.ac.uk

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