Spotlight Series: Mental health research 2019
This symposium is for anyone working in the delivery of mental health services, and the policy that governs these services as well as those engaged in research. Talks will be short and delivered in lay language.
This meeting is now concluded. If are interested in the content of the meeting powerpoint presentations are now appended with individual speakers' names.
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Student Poster Competition
The winners of the Student poster competition are:
First Place - Brooke Craik
Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine
" An exploration of mental health promotion in New Zealand: A qualitative study"
Department of Primary Health Care & General Practice
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington
School of Pharmacy
All prize winners will receive a substantial prize.
Mental health research programme
Mihi and welcome from Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Division of Health Sciences, Professor Paul Brunton
9.10am Opening address
Dr Susanna Every-Palmer: Opening address and setting the scene
Professor John Horwood: Childhood adversity and mental health: life course implications
Associate Professor Giles Newton Howes: How can we fix a broken mental health act?
Professor Kate Scott: New Zealand's place in the world: Provocative findings from the world mental health surveys
Dr Cameron Lacey: Improving outcomes for Māori with serious mental disorders
Download Sarah's presentation here
Professor Martin Kennedy: Genetics as a key to understanding and better treatment of mental disorders
Dr Ruth Cunningham: Using integrated data to understand healthcare disparities associated with experience of mental health conditions
Dasha Fedchuk: Working alongside consumers in mental health_ elements of service user-led research and co-production explained
Dr Charlene Rapsey: Child Maltreatment and Mental Health across the lifespan
Professor Tony Dowell: Piki - youth mental health in primary care - a people centred approach
Professor Paul Glue: Ketamine for treatment-resistant depression and anxiety