SCOTTISH SCHIZOPHRENIA SURVEY

 

Psychosis, Rights and Recovery –

Tackling the Health Inequalities faced by people living with Schizophrenia and Psychosis

 

Half Day Seminar

June 25th 2015

Edinburgh

 

Amanda Larkin, University of Edinburgh, will present the results of the Scottish Schizophrenia Survey highlighting stigma, a lack of joined up healthcare and poor involvement and support for carers as the main issues.

 Guest speakers:

  • Professor Sir Robin Murray, Professor of Psychiatric Research, Kings College London
  • Professor Andrew Gumley, Professor of Psychological Therapy, University of Glasgow
  • Professor Stephen Lawrie, Network Director, Scottish Mental Health Research Network
  • Lesley Smith, Network Officer, Scottish Recovery Network

 

Amanda and our guest speakers will lead a discussion with policy makers, clinicians, academics and mental health organisations on the findings with a view to creating momentum for change.

 Date & Time: Thursday 25th June 2015. 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 this free event but please book your place early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets can be booked through Eventbrite
 http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/psychosis-rights-and-recovery-tackling-health-inequalities-tickets-17045732244?aff=es2
or by emailing Frances Simpson ([email protected]) or Paul Hutton ([email protected]).