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Consensus Development Conference on Improving Mental Health Transitions
For: General public, Professionals
Provided by: Institute of Health Economics

Date and Time

Tue Nov 4 to Thu Nov 6, 2014 (This event is over)
9:00 - 5:00pm


10135 100 St NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0N7

Event Description

The 3-day Consensus Development Conference on Improving Mental Health Transitions will be held from November 4-6, 2014, at the Westin Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta.

The conference will be of interest to anyone with an interest in severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI), including social workers, nurses, clinicians, policy-makers, managers, researchers, and students.

The topics will include:
Severe and persistent mental illness
Social and economic consequences
Effectiveness of current interventions
International examples of effective support systems
Role of primary care
Information systems and tools for quality improvement

Jury Chair:
Dr. Alain Lesage
Psychiatrist and Researcher,
Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal &
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Montreal

Scientific Committee
Chair: Dr. Roger Bland
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry,
University of Alberta

For more information visit the conference website, or to be added to our mailing list, send your request to [email protected]

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