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Bridging Transitions: Youth Mental Health - Risk and Resilience 

Wednesday 14th June 2017 

(9 am to 5 pm) 

2nd International Conference

Queen Elizabeth Teaching and Learning Centre, Glasgow  

We are delighted to invite you to the 2nd International conference on ‘youth mental health’ organised by the Adverse Childhood Experience’s (ACE) centre at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

The presentations will focus on innovative service provisions with mental health resilience and recovery amongst young people at the heart of it. The conference provides an opportunity for clinical professionals, researchers, policy makers, young people and their families to come together to learn of new ways of working, and share their knowledge and experience.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Andrew Chanen, ORYGEN, Melbourne, Australia - Prevention and early intervention for borderline personality disorder: a novel public health priority
  • Professor Mikael Landén, Gothenburg University, Sweden - Bipolar disorder: balancing the need for correct diagnosis against early detection and treatment
  • Dr Louise Beattie, University of Glasgow - What it means to have a diagnosis: personal account of strengths and challenges
  • Dr Dennis Ougrin, Institute of Psychiatry, UK - Self-harm in young people
  • Professor Max Birchwood, University of Warwick, UK - Translating the science of prevention to service reform in youth mental health: the emergence of 0-25 yrs services across the West Midlands of England

See quick links for further information

Any questions please contact Irene.O'Neill - irene.o' / 0141 201 9239