[Upcoming] Prevention with digital technologies: expanding the possibilities for better mental health

London, UK

24 January 2019 - 24 January 2019

In the context of a changing healthcare landscape, this conference will be hosted by the Mental Health Foundation in collaboration with the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination and the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group at the University of York, which will examine the evidence behind long-term approaches for a future where digital technology can protect against problems and deliver good mental health for all.

Expert presentations, a panel discussion, poster presentations and a digital marketplace will focus on all levels of prevention: in primary and secondary healthcare and in relapse prevention. 

Current confirmed speakers and expert panel participants include:

Claudi Bockting, Professor of Clinical Psychology within Psychiatry, Academic Medical Centre - University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Rachel Churchill, Professor in Evidence Synthesis, University of York

Dr Lina Gega, Reader in Mental Health, University of York

Prof. Simon Gilbody, Director of the Mental Health and Addictions Research Group, University of York

Tracy Parr, Director of Transformation, Healthy London Partnership

Rebecca Verlander, NHSE Development & Assurance Manager, CYP Mental Health & Mad Women Podcast Founder

Mark Brown, Mental health developer and service user, Social Spider Ltd.

We expect the conference to attract international participants as well as a wide range of UK health and social care professionals, service providers, experts by experience, people with caring responsibilities, SME developers and academics. 

You can register via this link!

The Mental Health Foundation is also delighted to invite submissions for the early career researcher poster exhibition that is taking place at the Conference. For more information on how to apply, please follow this link here. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14 December 2018.  Please feel free to share information about this opportunity, and the conference itself, with your networks and particular individuals you feel might be interested.

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