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Pathways to Lifelong Mental Wellbeing - Welcome to Uppsala Health Summit (18-21 October)

Welcome to a digital Uppsala Health SummitOctober 18-21st 2021, that will focus on mental health and wellbeing – considered one of the most important global health challenges of our time. Fostering and protecting mental wellbeing requires multi-sectoral action at all levels of society, but there is often a need for better understanding of available approaches and how they can be successfully implemented and benefit more people. The meeting will provide a unique interdisciplinary platform for researchers, experts and practitioners to present and discuss innovative ways to prevent and intervene for better mental health globally. Topics include Psychological flexibilityHormones and moodTowards a new understanding of mental health and wellbeing, and Innovative strategies for closing the treatment gap. 

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Vikram Patel, Professor of Global Health at Harvard Medical School
  • Dr Ledia Lazeri, Mental Health Advisor at WHO
  • Professor Steven Hayes, Founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mr Benjamin Perks, Head of Campaigns and Advocacy at UNICEF

The plenary sessions are free of charge and open to everyone who has pre-registred. Participation in the workshops are limited, and require pre-registration and includes a fee. Please register here

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