Refocus on Recovery 2017

Venue: Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Refocus on Recovery 2017 is the largest regular scientific conference in the world on recovery for people with mental health problems. This international conference will present world-leading research about how people can live well with illness. Its aims are to advance the field of recovery research and to offer you the opportunity to become part of an international community of influence. The conference will focus on four main themes; recovery for different group, prevention of mental ill-health, re-situating recovery, allocating resources

Keynote speakers from:

  • the UK (Steve Gillard, Isabella Goldie, Jayasree Kalathil, Anu Singh, Mike Slade)
  • India (Manoj Kumar)
  • Canada (Kwame McKenzie)
  • Germany (Jasna Russo)
  • Norway (Mark Hopfenbeck).

We will also hear from Jenny Edwards (Chief Executive, Mental Health Foundation) and Ruth Hawkins (Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).

This is a great opportunity for learning and networking. As well as hearing from world-class keynote speakers and a choice of over 100 parallel talks, you’ll have the opportunity to get involved in the lively creative and social programme.

Before the conference, there is also the chance to attend Expert Workshops: Developing a national transformation programme; Using co-development techniques to shape digital project in mental health; Coaching for recovery; Drums and spears – decolonising recovery; and Building on cultures of peer support. These are held on the morning of 18th September 9.00 – 12.00. 

Registration closes 11th September. 

View the full programme.

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